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which element has three electrons in its outer most orbit?to which family it does...
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All elements in group (column) 13 on the Periodic Table of the Elements have three electrons in their outermost energy levels. These are called valence electrons.
Posted by whitak29 on May 10, 2009 at 1:23 AM (Answer #1)
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All elements in Group 13 have three electrons in their outermost energy level. The two most popular elements in this group are Boron and Aluminum. Both Boron and Aluminium have 3 valence electrons, but Boron is considered a metalloid and Aluminium is considered a metal.
Posted by chemistchris5 on April 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM (Answer #2)
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