Problem: Consider the ions Sc 3+, Cl—, K+, Ca2+, and S2—. Match these ions to the following pictures that represent the relative sizes of the ions.

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Consider the ions Sc 3+, Cl, K+, Ca2+, and S2—. Match these ions to the following pictures that represent the relative sizes of the ions.

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