What is the difference between Octet Rule and Duplet Rule

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 Difference between Octet Rule and Duplet Rule :

What is a duplet?

An atom with 2 electrons in its outermost shell is called a duplet.

Duplet Rule:

The tendency of an atom to acquire 2 electrons in the outermost shell.

Atoms with a low atomic number such as hydrogen and helium followed the duplet rule.

What is Octet?

An atom with 8 electrons in its outermost shell is called an octet.

Octet Rule:

The tendency of an atom to acquire 8 electrons in the outermost shell in order to attain the noble gas configuration and becomes stable.

Atoms having 7 or less than 7 electrons in their valence shell followed the octet rule.

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  1. What are a duplet and an octet?

2. Difference between octet rule and duplet rule.

3. Which of the following atoms follow the duplet and octet rule.

4. Why is it important for an atom to attain a noble gas configuration.


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4 thoughts on “What is the difference between Octet Rule and Duplet Rule”

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