Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 2 - Test Your Understanding - Level 1 - Knowledge/Comprehension - Page 42: 4


a. The atom has more electrons than protons.

Work Step by Step

An anion is a negative ion, and the negative charge is due to the fact that there is an uneven number of electrons and protons. In this case, there are more electrons than protons. On the other hand, in a cation, there are more protons than electrons.
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