An element X has a valency of 4 whereas another element Y has a valency of 1. What will be the formula of the compound formed between X and Y?


Valency of element X = 4
Valency of element Y = 1

Elements :   X       Y
Valency    :  4         1

Formula for the compound formed between X and Y can be worked out by crossing  the valency of the constituent elements.
Therefore, formula of the compound is XY4.

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