In the atom of an element X, 6 electrons are present in the outermost shell. If it acquires noble gas configuration by accepting requisite number of electrons, then what would be the charge on the ion so formed?

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Element X has 6 electrons in the outermost shell. In order to acquire noble gas configuration, element X requires 2 electrons.

X+2e^{-}\rightarrow X^{2-}

when an atom has 6 electrons in its outermost shell and accepts 2 more electrons, the charge on the ion formed would be – 2.

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