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27 March, 13:20

An electron loses potential energy when it

A) shifts to a less electronegative atom.

B) shifts to a more electronegative atom.

C) increases its kinetic energy.

D) increases its activity as an oxidizing agent.

E) moves further away from the nucleus of the atom.

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  1. 27 March, 14:58
    An electron loses PE when it moves from a less electronegative atom to a more electronegative atom because it takes more energy to separate them.
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