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Ch.1 - Intro to General Chemistry
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Ch.22 - Chemistry of the Nonmetals
Ch.23 - Transition Metals and Coordination Compounds

Solution: List the following ions in order of increasing radius: Na+, O 2−, Mg 2+, F −, Al 3+. A) O 2− > Mg 2+ > F − > Na+ > Al 3+ B) Na+ < Mg 2+ < Al 3+ < O 2− < F − C) O 2− < F − < Na+ < Mg 2+ < Al 3+ D) Al 3+ < Mg 2+ < Na+ < F − < O 2− E) Na+ < Mg 2+ < Al 3+ < F − < O 2−

Problem

List the following ions in order of increasing radius: Na+, O 2−, Mg 2+, F , Al 3+.

A) O 2− > Mg 2+ > F > Na+ > Al 3+

B) Na+ < Mg 2+ < Al 3+ < O 2− < F 

C) O 2− < F − < Na< Mg 2+ < Al 3+

D) Al 3+ < Mg 2+ < Na< F − < O 2−

E) Na< Mg 2+ < Al 3+ < F − < O 2−