Problem: Atoms of which group in the periodic table have a valence shell electron configuration of ns2np3?

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Group number = number of valence electrons


From valence shell electron configuration: ns2np3 → valence e- = 5

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Atoms of which group in the periodic table have a valence shell electron configuration of ns2np3?

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