Ionization energies

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My example asks to find a period 3 element. The succcessive ionization energies are as follows: I1=786kJ/mol ; I2=1577kJ/mol ; I3=3232kJ/mol ; I4=4356kJ/mol and I5=16091kJ/mol. I've recognized that it jumps at the 5th ionization energy but what does this mean and how do I find it on the periodic table?

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