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The atomic number of an element X is 12. (a) What must an atom of X do to attain the nearest inert gas electron configuration?
(b) Which inert gas is nearest to X?

Answer :

(a) To attain the nearest inert gas configuration the element X should must loses 2 electrons to gain the E.C of 2,8.

(b) Neon is the inert gas which is nearest to X.

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