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The atomic number

Answer :

The electronic configuration of X is 2,8,8,2

Since it has 2 valence electrons in its valence shell and it will lose 2 electrons to gain nearest stable gas configuration. So, the valency of X is 2.


(b) Since it loses electrons to gain inert gas configuration, so it is a non-metal.


(c) Atomic no. of element Y is 8


Electronic configuration will be 2,6


Valency of Y will be 2


The formula of compound can be calculated by cross-multiplying the valences as follows:



Therefore, formula is XY.


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