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topic(s): atomic size

questions [10 points; 2 points / question]

1. based on the Bohr model of an atom, describe the shape of an atom and how to define / describe the size of an atom ?

2. analyze figure 11.36 in your textbook; describe any pattern in atomic size in a ____ (as a function of atomic number) in the periodic table.

a. row

b. column

3. rationalize the trends in atomic size in a row in the periodic table based on Coulomb's law. hint: recall, what the atomic number represents.

4. rationalize the trends in atomic size in a column in the periodic table based on your knowledge of the electron configuration of atoms.