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    Arrange the following atoms in order of increasing atomic radius:

    S, P, O

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    Understanding trends in atomic radius:

    PERIODIC TRENDS: From left to right across a period of the periodic table, atomic size tends to decrease. ...

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    The periodic trends and atomic radius is examined. The atomic elements of sulfur, phosphorus and oxygen are analyzed.