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What is meant by primary and secondary valancies at atomic level?

What is meant by primary and secondary valancies at atomic level?

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Harsh Patodia IIT Roorkee
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6 years ago
primary valenceis the number of negative ions needed to satisfy the charge on the metal ion
secondary valenceis the number of ions of molecules that are coordinated to the metal ion

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