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What is an electron a cloud or a shell?

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It is neither. It is a negatively charged particle that is in a cloud around the nucleus.
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Why k shell have 2 electron in its shells?

k shell has two electrons because in the structure of an atom every shell has an capacity to have fixed number of electrons that why k shell has capacity to have 2 electrons.

What is an electron shell?

it is the ring around the nucleus of an atom which contains electrons   in the first shell there are 2   in the second there are 8   third ''   in the outer sh

What is an electron cloud?

Because electrons were believed to be moving very fast that it almost can't be seen, the scientists found some places where the electrons can be seen and they called it the "e

How many electrons in outer shell?

the outer shell of an atom always has a fixed number of electrons in it.maximum no. of electron in the k shell is 2 and in the l shell is 8 and m shell is 8 and it continues u

How many electron shells are in oxygen?

The electron configuration of oxygen is: 1s2 2s2p4 In other words, it has 3 shells, the 1s shell, the 2s shell and the 2p shell.

What is a electron cloud?

  An electron cloud is an atomic orbital.

What is location of an electron in the electron cloud?

Electrons in the electron cloud of an atom are located at specific energy levels. We cannot say with certainty exactly where the electron is physically located at any given mo

What is the outer shell of an electron called?

The electron shell is also called the principle energy level in chemistry and atomic physics. The shells starting closest to the nucleus names go from shell 1 or shell K, shel

What is the difference between an electron shell orbital or cloud?

The shell is the principle energy level, and is defined as 1, 2, 3,  etc. (or K, L, M, etc). An orbital is the spacial orientation of  the orbit, such as px, py, pz, where t