What is the valency of sulphur atom?

What is the valency of sulphur atom?

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Pawan Prajapati
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4 months ago
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Jayesh Vashishtha
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4 months ago
Dear student,
The valency of the element represents the number of bonds that an atom can form as part of a compound. The electronic configuration of sulfur is (S) [Ne] 3s1 . So in order to achieve stability, sulfur has to gain 2 electrons.
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