Which of these statements is false?
A. Atomic radius increases on going down a group.
B. Second ionization energies are always larger than first ionization energies.
C. A cation is always smaller than its parent neutral atom.
D. Valence electrons are more difficult to remove than core electrons.
E. Xenon and iodide are isoelectronic.
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