# How many electrons can the 2nd shell accommodate?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 10, 2017

And:- 8

#### Explanation:

We all know that electrons are filled in the shells by the formula

number of electrons

And

For eg: k =1st shell

L = 2nd shell

M = 3rd shell

So n = 1 for k

2 for L

3 for M

And so on.

So for n=2

We get number of electron =