Question #2bf4b

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Apr 18, 2017

Answer:

Because the charge on the nucleus is increasing, making the force of attraction between the electrons and the protons increase!

Explanation:

When we move from the left to the right on the table, the atomic radius will decrease.

The reason behind this is due to the fact that "the larger the force of attraction, the more the distance between the electrons and the protons (nucleus) will decrease".