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An atom with 10 protons is stable because it's __________ is complete.



Your Answer
A

Duplet

Your Answer
B

Valence charge

Correct Answer
C

Octet

Your Answer
D

Nucleus


Solution

The correct option is C

Octet


We are looking at Neon atom. Neon is stable as it has a full octet or valence shell of 8 electrons. It is  the eight-electron arrangement in the outer electron shell of the noble-gas atoms.

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