Q. 13.8( 4 Votes )

The number of valence electrons in CL ion are:
A. 7

B. 8

C. 1

D. 6

Answer :

Distribution of electrons in chloride ion are:-

Chlorine ion - K shell: 2 electrons

L shell: 8 electrons

M shell: 8 electron

Hence, the number of valence electrons in chloride ions are 8 as its outermost orbit contains 8 electrons.

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