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All elements achieve octet configuration by-



A

Gaining electrons

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B

Losing electrons

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C

Sharing electrons

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D

Creating electrons

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Solution

The correct options are
A

Gaining electrons


B

Losing electrons


C

Sharing electrons


All elements try to achieve octet configuration by following three ways:
1. Sharing of electrons
2. Losing electrons
3. Gaining electrons 

Sharing of electrons forms a covalent bond. Ex. H2

Loosing and gaining of electrons forms an ionic bond (Ex. NaCl). Na lost an electron to form Na+ and Cl gained an electron to form Cl


Chemistry

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