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Characteristics of Periods: Atomic Size and Metallic Character

Periodic Classification of Elements

The atomic size of an atom is the distance between the centre of its nucleus and its outermost electron shell. In the Periodic Table, on moving from the left to the right in a period, the atomic size and metallic character of the atoms decreases while, the non-metallic character increases.

Rating: E
Production Year: 2016
Duration: 6 min
Series: Periodic Classification of Elements

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