How to find the valency of an element in easiest method?

Asked by md775016 | 27th Jul, 2017, 10:18: AM

Expert Answer:

For metals, Valency is equal to the number of valence electrons.
Number of valence electrons =1Valency = 1
For non-metals, Valency is equal to usually equal to eight minus the number of valence electrons in its atom.
Valency of Chlorine = 8 –7 =1
Valency of a Non-Metal = 8 –No. of valence electrons in its atom

Answered by Vaibhav Chavan | 27th Jul, 2017, 11:11: AM