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Difference between Octet Rule and Duplet Rule :
What is duplet?
Atom with 2 electrons in its outermost shell is called duplet .
The tendency of an atom to acquire 2 electrons in outermost shell .
Atoms with low atomic number such as hydrogen and helium followed the duplet rule.
What is Octet?
Atom with 8 electrons in its outermost shell is called octet .
The tendency of an atom to acquire 8 electrons in outermost shell in order to attain the noble gas configuration and becomes stable.
Atoms having 7 or less than 7 electrons in its valence shell followed octet rule.
Octet Rule and Duplet Rule in Urdu / Hindi :
Topics covered in a video :
1.What is a duplet and an octet.
2.Difference between octet rule and duplet rule.
3.Which of the following atoms follow duplet and octet rule.
4.Why is it important for an atom to attain a noble gas configuration.