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The electrons located in the highest energy level of an atom are called ___.

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    Valence protons
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    orbital protons
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    valence electrons
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    valence electrons
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Answer : 3. "valence electrons"
Explanation :

The outermost orbital shell of an atom is called its valence shell, and the electrons present in the valence shell are called valence electrons. The valence electrons of an atom are electrons with higher energy and hence they are more reactive.

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