Which Statement Best Explains the Basis for the Octet Rule? A)atoms

Question 18
Multiple Choice

Which statement best explains the basis for the octet rule? A)Atoms are most stable when they have eight bonds. B)Atoms lose, gain, or share electrons to become a stable, noble gas. C)Atoms are most stable with eight protons in their nucleus. D)Atoms are most stable with eight electrons in their valence shell and the electron configuration of a noble gas.