If a neutral atoms is converted into a cation, then its

If A Neutral Atoms Is Converted Into A Cation Then Chemistry Question

If a neutral atoms is converted into a cation, then its


(a) atomic weight increases
(b) size increases
(c) atomic weight decreases
(d) size decreases

Correct Answer:

size decreases


After the removal of electron, to form cation, there is more effective nuclear charge on remaining electrons in the cation, so size decreases.

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Topics: Classification of Elements and Periodicity (94)
Subject: Chemistry (2512)

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