• # question_answer When a neutral atom is converted into cation, there is [EAMCET 1986] A) Decrease in the atomic number B) An increase in the atomic number C) A decrease in size D) An increase in size

During the conversion of neutral atom to cation size decreases because after removal one ${{e}^{-}}$ or more (i) Nuclear charge per electron increases. (ii) Outermost shell is completely removed.