What Is The Valency Of Chlorine?

By Sakshi Yadav|Updated : August 5th, 2022

The valency of chlorine refers to electrons present in the outermost shell of an atom. The atomic number of chlorine is 17.

  • The atomic number of chlorine is 17.
  • The electrical configuration of chlorine is [Ne]3s23p5.
  • This indicates that the outermost shell of chlorine has seven valence electrons.
  • If there are four or more valence electrons, the valency can be determined as follows: Valency = Valence electron -8. As a result, chlorine has a valency of 8-7, which is 1.

Summary:

What is The Valency Of Chlorine?

An atom's valence refers to its ability to bond with other atoms which shows that the outermost shell of chlorine has seven valence electrons.

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