Core Electrons

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Core Electron
... Core electrons are the electrons in an atom that are not valence electrons and therefore do not participate in bonding ... An example the carbon atom has a total of 6 electrons, 4 of them being valence electrons ... So the remaining 2 electrons must be core electrons ...

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