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Problem: Which of the following does not have eight valence electrons? a. Ca+ b. Rb+ c. Xe d. Br- e. All of the above have eight valence electrons.

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We are asked which does not have 8 valence electrons.

Valence electrons of the neutral atom of the main group element can be identified using the group number. 


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Which of the following does not have eight valence electrons? 

a. Ca+ 

b. Rb

c. Xe 

d. Br- 

e. All of the above have eight valence electrons.

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