Problem: Which of these atoms will be the  smallest ?a) Si (Z = 14)b) P (Z = 15)c) Ge (Z = 32)d) As (Z = 33) 

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Which of these atoms will be the  smallest ?

a) Si (Z = 14)

b) P (Z = 15)

c) Ge (Z = 32)

d) As (Z = 33)

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