Asked by: Shantelle Campanelasked in category: General Last Updated: 2022-05-12 01:25:40
What charge does group 14 have?
Because the valence electron configuration is ns2np2, the atoms tend to lose either all four outer shell electrons (resulting in a charge of +4) or, because of the inert pair effect, they may lose only the s electrons (resulting in a charge of +2).
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Just so, what charge does group 15 have?