What Are Inert Elements?

Asked by  | 24th Oct, 2013, 12:49: PM

Expert Answer:

An inert element has completely filled valence shell and thus has no capacity to bond to other atoms. It has 8 electrons in its valence shell and thus does not gain, lose or share any electron.  It is chemically unreactive. Examples:  Helium, Neon, Argon, Krypton, Xenon & Radon are unreactive.

Answered by Karishma Kapoor | 24th Oct, 2013, 05:16: PM

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