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Problem 80
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Calculate the energy change in kilojoules per mole when lithium atoms lose an electron to bromine atoms to form isolated Li+ and Br-ions. [The Ei for Li1g2 is 520 kJ/mol; the Eea for Br1g2 is -325 kJ/mol.] Will a lithium atom transfer an elec-tron to a bromine atom to form isolated Li+ 1g2 and Br-1g2 ions? Explain.

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