Question

An element ‘X’ contains 6 electrons in ‘M’ shell as valence electrons: (a) What is the atomic number of ‘X’? (b) Identify whether ‘X’ is a metal or non-metal.

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Answer

(a) If ‘X’ contains 6 electrons in ‘M’ shell as valence electrons, then the electronic configuration of ‘X’ is K = 2, L = 8, M = 6

∴ Atomic number = 16

(b) ‘X’ is a non-metal.

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