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Octet Exceptions

Posted: Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:42 pm
by Haley Dveirin 1E
How do we know which elements/when they can have more than 8 valence electrons?

Re: Octet Exceptions

Posted: Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:43 pm
by claribel charway 1I
It has to be from period 3 onward

Re: Octet Exceptions

Posted: Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:45 pm
by Ethan Lam 4A
Elements that have more than 8 electrons can access the d-orbital.

Re: Octet Exceptions

Posted: Sat Nov 02, 2019 5:27 pm
by Michelle Xie 2B
The element needs to have a d orbital, so only those from n=3 and greater.