How can we work out the formula of the oxides of an element if its valencies are given?

Asked by  | 26th Feb, 2013, 08:16: PM

Expert Answer:

An oxide is just a compound (or atom) that has had its valence orbitals satisfied with oxygen molecules. If valency of element A is given the oxide will be A2Ox, where x being the valency of the element.

Answered by  | 27th Feb, 2013, 10:37: AM

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