Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 23 - Problems: 23.5

Answer

See explanation below.

Work Step by Step

For the main group elements, when one goes from left to right, elements size decreases. For transition elements, when one goes from left to right, initially size decreases then size remains almost the same as the inner orbitals getting filled up.
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