Problem: The size of metal atomsa) generally increases progressively from left to right in a period.b) are smaller than those of the corresponding ions.c) do not change upon losing electrons.d) generally increases progressively from top to bottom in a group in the periodic table.

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The size of metal atoms

a) generally increases progressively from left to right in a period.

b) are smaller than those of the corresponding ions.

c) do not change upon losing electrons.

d) generally increases progressively from top to bottom in a group in the periodic table.

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