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The highest positive oxidation number that chlorine can exhibit an any compound is +7, whereas its most negative oxidation number is -1. Write the electron configuration of chlorine and explain why these are limiting oxidation numbers for chlorine.

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    1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p5 - To get to +7 the chlorine atom loses its seven valence electrons, but it only
    has room for one more in the p sublevel to get to –1.

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