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State True or False.
Phosphorus has five valence electrons in its valence shell.

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False
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Solution

The correct option is A True
The given statement is true.
Phosphorus has five valence electrons in its valence shell. The atomic number of phosphorus is 15. It has 2,8 and 5 electrons in K,L and M shells. The electronic configuration of phosphorus is 1s22s22p63s23p3

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