Which is more stable #cl-# or chlorine free redical ?
The chlorine radical has 7 valence electrons, and in the very fact of making a
When we say "chlorine wants to gain one electron", we speak of the radical atom.
Chlorine as a free radical,
Chlorine as an anion,
#1s^2 2s^2 2p^6 3s^2 3p^6#