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Which one of the following properties of alkali metals increases in magnitude as the atomic number rises in the group-

Option: 1

Ionic radius

Option: 2


Option: 3


Option: 4


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Within a group, the ionic radius increases with increases in atomic numbers. The melting points decrease down the group due to the weakening of the metallic bond. The electronegativity and the first ionization energy also decrease down the group.

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