What type of atom is oxygen?

1 Answer
Mar 25, 2018


A normal atom?...


Oxygen is one of the many elements that you can find on the periodic table. It is a very common element, and is vital for survival. As an atom, it is quite electronegative, possessing its natural oxidation state of #-2#. It is also responsible for the term oxidation, a very important process in chemistry.

Aside from that, it is a normal atom, just like very other element on the periodic table.