Arrange the following atoms according to decreasing effective nuclear charge experienced by their valence electrons S, Al, Si, Mg
a. S > Al > Si > Mg
b. Mg > Al > Si > S
c. Al > S > Si> Mg
d. S > Si > Al > Mg
e. Si > Al > Mg > S
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