Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 8 - Section 8.4 - Electron Configurations, Valence Electrons, and the Periodic Table - Conceptual Connection: 8.4

Answer

Nitrogen has 5 valence electrons.

Work Step by Step

Nitrogen is a main-group element. So, the number of valence electrons in Nitrogen is the same as its group number on the periodic table, i.e. 5.
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