## Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning

# Chapter 2 - Atoms, Molecules, and Ions - ChemWork Problems - Page 79: 108

#### Answer

(b), (d), (e) are true, while (a) and (c) are false.

#### Work Step by Step

a) Statement is false because Magnesium has symbol $Mg$, not $Mn$ ($Mn$ is a symbol of manganese) b) True. As all elements Phosphorus (P) , Arsenic (As) and Bismuth (Bi) are a part of group (family) 15. c) False. Gallium (Ga) $loses$ three electrons to form its $cation$, while Selenium (Se) and Bromine(Br) gain electrons to form anions. d) True. All elements that lie from group 3 -12 are called transition elements. Cobalt (Co), Nickel (Ni) and Mercury (Hg) are transition metals e) True . Correct name for $TiO_{2}$ $is$ Titanium dioxide

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