An atom of an element ‘X’ has 3 orbits around its nucleus. What is its maximum electron holding capacity?

Asked by gpnkumar0 | 11th Mar, 2017, 12:30: PM

Expert Answer:

No. of electron in an orbit = 2n2
 
where, n = number of orbits
 
Maximum number of electrons for third level = 2 x (32) = 18 electrons

Answered by Prachi Sawant | 11th Mar, 2017, 09:42: PM