What is the core electrons?

Asked by Chetan Bhardwaj | 26th Dec, 2013, 09:13: PM

Expert Answer:

Core electrons are the electrons in an atom which are not valence electrons and thus do not participate in chemical bonding.

For example: Oxygen has a total of 8 electrons, 6 of them being valence electrons. So the remaining 2 electrons are core electrons.

Answered by Vaibhav Chavan | 27th Dec, 2013, 09:28: AM

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