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steve816
 one year ago
Fellow chemists, I need your help!
What type of ions do the following atoms form?
Indicate both the sign and value
Li
Ca
N
steve816
 one year ago
Fellow chemists, I need your help! What type of ions do the following atoms form? Indicate both the sign and value Li Ca N

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UnkleRhaukus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lithium appear in the first column of the PT

UnkleRhaukus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0atoms this column 'loose a single electron', to form positive ions (+1)

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1These things will be come second nature after a few weeks, Li +1 and Ca +2 and N 1 for example,, i could be wrong though, maybe 8 yrs since chem

UnkleRhaukus
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0^ that is not right for nitrogen at all

madhu.mukherjee.946
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ca cation lication

RamiroCruzo
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2There ions are formed to reach to the nearest stable electronic configuration i.e. noble gas configuration.......So, in case of them, Li needs to reach He config. i.e. 1 less e, so, ion will be Li1+

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i should go, only took 2 semesters of chem a few years ago... goodluck

madhu.mukherjee.946
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so @steve816 are you satisfied with the answers

steve816
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So how do I know if it's +1 or +2 and such?

RamiroCruzo
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2He has 2e but Li has 3, so, 32=+1

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1group 1 is 1 generally, and group 2 is +2,, transitions have many different ones, and the others,halogens 1, then moving left 1 more each.. to begin

steve816
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks everyone for all the answers :D Really appreciate it. Wish I could give more than 1 medals, but I think I understand it now :)
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