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Unformatted text preview: What reasoning do you use? 4. Given that the lattice energy depends upon the following relationship Energy of attraction charge 1 charge 2 internuclear distance Which compound has the higher (more negative) lattice energy: MgS or MgO? The reason for your response is A. The radius of a sulfur atom is larger than an oxygen atom B. The radius of an oxygen atom is larger than a sulfur atom C. The electron affinity for oxygen is larger than sulfur D. The radius of Mg is similar to S...
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