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hammalbaloch
hammalbaloch asks:
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how many electrons in 0xygen

This is a question of science in chemistry
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Jul 26, 2013
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8 protons and therefore 8 electrons unless the atom has lost one or more and is a charged particle
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yazzieabby
yazzieabby writes:
Hello friend, Oxygen is a chemical element with symbol O and atomic number 8. It is a member of the chalcogen group on the periodic table and is a highly reactive nonmetallic element and oxidizing agent that readily forms compounds (notably oxides) with most elements.By mass, oxygen is the third-most abundant element in the universe, after hydrogen and helium At STP, two atoms of the element bind to form dioxygen, a diatomic gas that is colorless, odorless, and tasteless; with the formula O2.

Electron configuration [He] 2s2 2p4
                                        2,6
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genermcmillan
genermcmillan writes:
In case of oxygen
no.of proton = no. electron , so it is 8
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