The elements belonging to Group 1 and group 2 of periodic table has the strong tendency to form cations. The reason behind this tendency is that the elements belonging to group 1 and 2 have one and two valance electrons respectively. By loosing the valence electrons, they will aquire noble gas configuration. It is easyContinue reading “Which set of elements has a strong tendency to form cations? Or which of the elements are the most electropositive elements?”
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what is valency ? how to calculate it?
Valency :- “It is the combining capacity of an atom”. it also indicates the number of electrons that can be gained , lost or shared . It decides that how many bonds can be formed, it gives the idea of molecule formation and the type of bond formed. calculation of valency is a simple taskContinue reading “what is valency ? how to calculate it?”