You have new items in your feed. Click to view.
Question and answer
Sodium has one electron in its outer energy level. According to the octet rule, _____.
B is the correct answer. Sodium has 11 electrons and needs 10 to be fully filled and therefore is ready to lose 1 electron and becomes Na+
Get an answer
Original conversation
User: Sodium has one electron in its outer energy level. According to the octet rule, _____.







Weegy: B is the correct answer. Sodium has 11 electrons and needs 10 to be fully filled and therefore is ready to lose 1 electron and becomes Na+
Expert answered|cadbury19020|Points 83|

User: Sodium has one electron in its outer energy level. According to the octet rule, _____. it wants to take on another electron it wants to give up an electron its outer energy level is full



Weegy: Sodium has 11 protons and 11 electrons, because they are always equal. This means that in its innermost electron shell is full, having 2 electrons, and so is the next shell, with 8. 8+2=10, so there is one lonely electron in the outer valence shell. [ This means Sodium has a valence of 7, or it desires 7 electrons to complete its valence shell, because 8 (number the third shell can hold) - 1 (number actually in it) = 1. An electron with a completed valence shell is more stable than one without. This is why carbon is so versatile. Remember: the valence of an atom equals the number of protons the valence electron shell can hold minus the number actually in it. Also, a little known fact about the Periodic Table... Each row represents how many electron shells the element has. For instance, all elements in the third row have three shells. ]
Expert answered|cadbury19020|Points 83|

Question
Asked 9/17/2013 2:36:52 PM
0 Answers/Comments
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
26,805,327 questions answered
Popular Conversations
What is the frequency of a wave if 3 crests pass in 6 ...
Weegy: The frequency of a wave if 3 crests pass in 6 seconds is 0.5 Hz.
1/21/2017 12:32:19 AM| 2 Answers
Is defined as generating ideas by writing down everything that comes ...
Weegy: Brainstorming is defined as generating ideas by writing down everything that comes to mind on a subject. ...
1/21/2017 1:32:28 AM| 1 Answers
Who is the president of the united states?
1/21/2017 2:42:41 AM| 1 Answers
Who is the president of the united states?
1/21/2017 2:44:57 AM| 1 Answers
How many years did Barack Obama rule u.s.a
Weegy: Barack Obama is the 44th president of the United States and the first African-American president in American ...
1/21/2017 3:13:45 AM| 1 Answers
Five functions of government:
1/21/2017 3:33:07 AM| 1 Answers
Advertising is usually paid for by the ...
1/21/2017 3:54:12 AM| 1 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
Points 475 [Total 475] Ratings 1 Comments 465 Invitations 0 Offline
S
P
Points 212 [Total 643] Ratings 3 Comments 182 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 203 [Total 215] Ratings 0 Comments 203 Invitations 0 Offline
S
P
P
L
Points 171 [Total 1066] Ratings 2 Comments 151 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 88 [Total 90] Ratings 5 Comments 38 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
P
P
P
Points 68 [Total 4027] Ratings 0 Comments 68 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 60 [Total 60] Ratings 6 Comments 0 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 24 [Total 96] Ratings 0 Comments 24 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 11 [Total 11] Ratings 0 Comments 11 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 10 [Total 10] Ratings 1 Comments 0 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.