Problem: Arrange each set in order of decreasing atomic size:(a) Ge, Pb, Sn 

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Atomic radius represents the distance from the nucleus to the outer shell of an element. 

The trend of the atomic radius in the periodic table:

decreases going from left to right of a period

increases going down a group

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Arrange each set in order of decreasing atomic size:

(a) Ge, Pb, Sn 

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