# Problem: Which of the following correctly lists the five atoms in order of decreasing size (largest to smallest)?             Ca,       K,       Ne,         O,         Pa) P &gt; Ne &gt; Ca &gt; K &gt;Ob) O &gt; Ca &gt; K &gt; P &gt; Nec) F &gt; O &gt; P &gt; Ca &gt; Kd) K &gt; Ca &gt; P &gt; O &gt; Nee) Ca &gt; P &gt; O &gt; Ne &gt; K

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Which of the following correctly lists the five atoms in order of decreasing size (largest to smallest)?

Ca,       K,       Ne,         O,         P

a) P > Ne > Ca > K >O

b) O > Ca > K > P > Ne

c) F > O > P > Ca > K

d) K > Ca > P > O > Ne

e) Ca > P > O > Ne > K

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