Number of valence electrons in Cl– ion are:

(a) 16

(b) 8

(c) 17

(d) 18

Asked by Vishal kumar | 1 year ago |  374

1 Answer

Solution :-

(b) 8

Electronic distribution of Cl is K-2, L-8, M-7. Valence electrons are 7, hence chlorine gains one electron for the formation of Cl- . Therefore, its valency is 8.

Answered by Shivani Kumari | 1 year ago

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