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Rank the elements O, F, Be, N, Li in order of increasing first ionization energy. (Use the appropriate <, =, or > symbol to separate substances...

Rank the elements O, F, Be, N, Li in order of increasing first ionization energy. (Use the appropriate <, =, or > symbol to separate substances in the list.)

Additional information: I tried Li < Be < N < O < F , but it's wrong...

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The correct order of first ionization energies is:
Li&lt;Be&lt;O&lt;N&lt;F N 1s2,2s2,2px1,2py1,2pz1 O 1s2,2s2,2px2,2py1,2pz1 The difference is that in the oxygen case the electron being removed is...

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