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Question: Why is a chlorine atom bigger than a argon atom?

Asked by shaguftasinamdar | 5th Dec, 2015, 02:55: PM

Expert Answer:

The size of argon is greater than chlorine because of the interelectronic repulsions start taking place when an atom attain its octet.
 

Answered by Prachi Sawant | 6th Dec, 2015, 11:04: AM