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Trends in Physical Properties of Periodic Elements

 1. Atomic Radius: It is defined as the distance from the centre of the nucleus to the outermost shell of electrons. For practical purposes, atomic radius can be defined in many ways. a) Covalent Radius: Half of the inter-nuclear distance between two identical or almost identical atoms bonded by a single covalent bond. For a diatomic molecule, Read more about Trends in Physical Properties of Periodic Elements[…]