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What is valence?
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Asked 8/21/2009 2:39:41 PM
Updated 8/24/2014 1:45:16 PM
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Flagged by alfred123 [8/24/2014 1:34:33 PM], Edited by yumdrea [8/24/2014 1:45:16 PM]
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In chemistry, the valence (or valency) of an element is a measure of its combining power with other atoms when it forms chemical compounds or molecules.
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In chemistry, valence is the number of electrons with which an atom bonds or the number of bonds an atom forms.
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Valence is a property of an atom.
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