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Tue February 26, 2013 By:
 

How can we work out the formula of the oxides of an element if its valencies are given?

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Wed February 27, 2013
An oxide is just a compound (or atom) that has had its valence orbitals satisfied with oxygen molecules. If valency of element A is given the oxide will be A2Ox, where x being the valency of the element.
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