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ConceptMetals and Nonmetals Chemical Properties of Metals - Metals React with Solutions of Other Metal Salts

Question

Write the electron-dot structures for sodium, oxygen and magnesium.

Solution

The representation of elements with valence electrons as dots around the elements is referred to as electron-dot structure for elements.

(a) Sodium(2, 8, 1)=`dot(Na)`

(b) Oxygen (2, 6) = :`ddotO`:

(c) Magnesium (2,8,1) = `ddot(Mg)`

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 NCERT Solution for Science Textbook for Class 10 (2019 to Current)
Chapter 3: Metals and Non-metals
Q: 1.1 | Page no. 49
Solution Write the electron-dot structures for sodium, oxygen and magnesium. Concept: Metals and Nonmetals - Chemical Properties of Metals - Metals React with Solutions of Other Metal Salts.
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