For each of the following sets of atoms and ions, arrange the members in order of increasing size.
Mg2+ F- and Na+
chem - bobpursley, Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 6:27pm
It is somewhat like this as a trend:
Metal ions get smaller as you go to the right on the periodic table, and non-metals get larger.
Now, those are trends. In this case, look at the actual sizes.
chem - hannah, Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 7:41pm