Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 8 - Sections 8.1-8.9 - Exercises - Review Questions: 32b

Answer

The radius of an anion is much larger than the radius of its corresponding neutral atom.

Work Step by Step

The radius as determined by the orbit of electrons, so removing adding them makes it larger.
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