Question

# Which element has three shells with $$5$$ electrons in its valence shell?

A
Nitrogen
B
Silicon
C
Phosphorous
D
Sulphur

Solution

## The correct option is C PhosphorousThe electronic configuration of phosphorous is $$2,\,8,\,5$$. Thus it has three shells and $$5$$ electrons in its outermost shell.Hence, option C is correct.Chemistry

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