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Problem: Which one of the following has the smallest radius?A) NaB) ClC) FD) PE) Br

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We’re being asked to identify the element that has the smallest atomic radius.

Atomic radius represents the distance from the nucleus to the outer shell of an element. 

The trend of the atomic radius in the periodic table:

decreases going from left to right of a period

increases going down a group

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Which one of the following has the smallest radius?

A) Na

B) Cl

C) F

D) P

E) Br

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