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Electron affinity is the

 

Option: 1

Energy absorbed when an electron is added to an isolated atom in the gaseous state
 


Option: 2

Energy released when an electron is added to an isolated atom in the gaseous state
 


Option: 3

Energy required to take out an electron from an isolated gaseous atom
 


Option: 4

Power of an atom to attract an electron to itself


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As we have learnt,

Electron affinity is the ability of any isolated gaseous atom to take up a free electron. Energy is released in the process of electron gain 

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