What is the valency of N?


The atomic number of nitrogen is 7, the electronic configuration of nitrogen is,

N(Z=7) = 1s2 2s2 2p3

To complete the octet structure (8 – 5 = 3) it requires 3 electrons.

∴ The valency of nitrogen is 3.

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