What do you mean by maximum covalence of an element?

Asked by sudipt.kumar | 3rd Oct, 2010, 11:12: AM

Expert Answer:

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Covalency refers to the maximum number of electrons shared to complete octet configuration
For example Oxygen with E.C of 2,6 has a covalency of 2
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Answered by  | 3rd Oct, 2010, 04:18: PM

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