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avineshkumar.2010... , asked a question
Subject: Science , asked on 25/11/10

Why sodium is soft ?

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, Meritnation Expert added an answer, on 26/11/10

Hi Avinesh,
Sodium is soft owing to weak metallic bonding due to its large size and univalent nature. The word univalent means its valency is one i.e. it has only one electron in ts valence shell.
 
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 why heliun neon etc gases called nobel gasses?

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