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Can anyone help me determine the valency of selenium in hydrogen selenide... how do you work this out ???

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Freddo ..

H2Se is the formula for hydrogen selenide. The valence of H is +1, there are two of them for a total charge of +2. For the compound to be zero, and it must be zero, the Se must have a valence of -2.

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