Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 7 - Ionic and Metallic Bonding - 7.1 Ions - 7.1 Lesson Check: 2

Answer

Cations (positively charged ions) are formed when an atom loses one or more valence electrons.

Work Step by Step

Read the bold in paragraph one under "Formation of Cations".
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