Dec '11
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  • Q:

    Which of the following best explains the unreactivity of noble gasses?

     

    A

    They possess an even number of electrons which is a stable configuration.

    B

    Their proton:neutron ratio is optimal for stability.

    C

    They have complete valence shells and do not easily accept or donate electrons to form bonds.

    D

    Noble gasses lack d orbitals, thereby substantially increasing their stability.




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