Why is it so that oxygen has smaller size than sulphur?

Asked by  | 4th Jul, 2008, 09:58: PM

Expert Answer:

Oxygen has 8 electrons whereas Sulphur has 16 electrons so the next orbital is filled with electrons in it than Oxygen hence the size is smaller than sulphur.

Answered by  | 4th Jul, 2008, 10:12: PM

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