Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 2 - The Nature of Molecules and the Properties of Water - Review Questions - Apply: 1

Answer

C.

Work Step by Step

Potassium (K) has one valence electron, which is likely to be lost to form a K+ ion. A. is wrong since Fluorine is likely to take up an electron and form an anion, while B. is insert and will just keep its full valence shell. D. is likely to form covalent bonds, not ions.
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