Why does an atom of an element react with another atom to form a molecule?

Asked by  | 23rd Mar, 2008, 10:52: PM

Expert Answer:

To attain octet configuaration like rare gases. Na has 11 electrons it gives its 1 electron to get Ne configuaration and Cl has 17 , it accepts 1 electron to attain Ar configuaration.

Answered by  | 29th Apr, 2008, 10:26: AM

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