Chemistry (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 7 - Ionic and Metallic Bonding - 7.1 Ions - 7.1 Lesson Check - Page 199: 5


5a. 1 5b. 4 5c. 2 5d. 6

Work Step by Step

5a. K (Potassium) is in Group 1A, so it has 1 valence electron. 5b. C (Carbon) in Group 4A, so it has 4 valence electrons. 5c. Mg (Magnesium) is in Group 2A, so it has 2 valence electrons. 5d. O (Oxygen) is in Group 6A, so it has 6 valence electrons.
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