Problem: Which of the following factors determines the size of an atom?a. The volume of the nucleus.b. The volume of space occupied by the electrons of the atom.c. The total nuclear charge.d. The volume of a single electron, multiplied by the number of electrons in the atom.e. The total mass of the electrons surrounding the nucleus.

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size atom → governed by the volume of space occupied by the electrons of the atom.


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Which of the following factors determines the size of an atom?

a. The volume of the nucleus.

b. The volume of space occupied by the electrons of the atom.

c. The total nuclear charge.

d. The volume of a single electron, multiplied by the number of electrons in the atom.

e. The total mass of the electrons surrounding the nucleus.

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