Urgent!!How do I find out the valency of NaOH?

A compound does not have a valency but its constituents atoms or ions have their own valencies.
NaOH is composed of sodium cation, Na+, and  hydroxyl polyanion, OH-.
As sodium cation and hydroxyl anion combine in a ratio of 1:1, both of them have a valency of 1.

Valency is always a positive value.
For ions and polyions, it is equal to the magnitude of the charge on the ion.

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