what is atomic size? how does it vary in a periodic table

Asked by  | 15th Dec, 2008, 09:19: PM

Expert Answer:

Atomic size: The distance between the nucleus and the last electron in orbit of an atom is called atomic size.

In periods the atomic size decreases while in group going down the atomic size increases with increase in no of shells.

Answered by  | 16th Dec, 2008, 11:40: AM

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