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  • one year ago

What is an ion and how is it formed?

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    An ion is a charged atom, ions are formed when an atom loses a proton or electron, thus making the atom either postively charged or negatively charged

  2. Abhisar
    • one year ago
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    Ions are formed when an element loses or gains an electron. A positive ion is formed by the loss of an electron which is itself negative and negative ions are formed by the gain of an electron.

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @Abhisar @outofmyvulcanmind Those are both good answers.

  4. anonymous
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    Ions are electrically charged particles formed when atoms lose or gain electrons.

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