What Do You Understand by the Following Terms Valency, Valence Electrons and Valence Shell ? - Chemistry

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What do you understand by the following terms valency, valence electrons and valence shell?

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1. Valency - The capacity of the atom of an element to form chemical bonds.

2. Valence electrons - The electrons present in the valence shell are called valence electrons.

3. Valence shell- The outer most shell of an atom is known as its valence shell.

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Selina Concise Chemistry Class 7 ICSE
Chapter 4 Atoms, Molecules and Radicals
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