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