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Why isn`t size of indium lesser than that of gallium becoz of shielding effect ?

Why isn`t size of indium lesser than that of gallium becoz of shielding effect ?

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Vikas TU
14149 Points
6 years ago
The simple reason is:
Due to d- block elements contraction.
and radii of 4d series and 5d series is almost equal due to lanthanide contraction.

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