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Thu November 22, 2012 By:
 

can hydrogen not differ from alkali metals in terms of ionisation enthalpy?

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Thu November 29, 2012
1st I.E of hydrogen is 1310 kJ/mol, while that of alkali metals it rangest from 513 to 357 kJ/mol (from top to bottom.) So hydrogen differs in terms of ionization enthalpy.
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