Problem: Place the following elements in order of decreasing atomic size: selenium, chlorine, fluorine, rubidium, calcium, and sulfur.Each element in the periodic table has a distinctive atomic radius.

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Place the following elements in order of decreasing atomic size: selenium, chlorine, fluorine, rubidium, calcium, and sulfur.



Each element in the periodic table has a distinctive atomic radius.

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