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Write the formula obtained when this atoms loses or gains valence electrons and becomes an ion. Tell whether it is a cation or an anion. Be
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Write the formula obtained when this atoms loses or gains valence electrons and becomes an ion. Tell whether it is a cation or an anion. Be
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him1618Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
ITs 4..that means the valence shells ar filled like K=2 L=2
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him1618Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
now L can hold 8 electrons....so the closest stable configuration would be K=2 L=0
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ErinWeeksBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what would the formulas be?
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him1618Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
It loses 2 electrons so its Be 2+
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ErinWeeksBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay so is it a cation or anion?
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him1618Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Cations are always +ve...so this is a cation ok?
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ErinWeeksBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay so cation is positive and anion is negative right?
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