How many covalent bonds is oxygen capable of forming?

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Oxygen can form only two (2) covalent bonds. This is because oxygen has six (6) valence electrons in its atom which allows only two bonds to be created with the free electrons in its last orbitals.
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2. Because it has six valence electrons, it follows the formula below. predicted number of bonds = 8 - number of valence electrons. So, 8 - 6 = 2.
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A ) the answer is two covalent bonds because the valency of an oxygen atom is 6. since it contaisn six electrons in its outer shell, its gonna require two more electorns to have 8
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