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What is the maximum number of electrons that can be accommodated in the outermost orbit?

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2
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8
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3
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18
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Solution

The correct option is C 8
correct answer: option 'B'
the maximum number of electrons that can be accommodated in the outermost orbit is - 8

The outermost shell in an atom cannot have more than eight electrons even if it has a capacity to take up more electrons. This is also called the octet rule

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