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Q: How to reason in terms of atomic radius in this case?

niobiumI am trying to solve a pset from MIT $5.111$ class. The question is which of vanadium and molybdenium has the largest radius. The right answer (given in the pset answers) is: molybdenum. In class, we have only seen that the radius across a period gets smaller, and across a column gets bigger. How...

 
11 hours later…
3:34 PM
@PaulKolk BountyHunter is a bot adding one-boxes of bountied questions, unlikely to answer ;p
Sorry, should have been here earlier, after suggesting to go to chat.
Truth is the site's chatrooms are pretty much dead :((
 
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9:54 PM
@Mithoron Thanks. I thought every message is public. Both replies and others.
10:47 PM
@PaulKolk Public? Well, everybody can see them if comes here, not many people do though.
11:08 PM
That's because it is not nice to write these English words "He" and "Be" into a chatroom titled "The Periodic Table" ;)

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