Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 2 - Atoms, Molecules, and Ions - Exercises - Page 77: 2.69c


Cation Name: Potassium Cation Charge: 1+ Anion Name: Perchlorate Anion Charge: 1-

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Potassium needs to lose one electron to have a full outer shell. Therefore, it has a 1+ charge. ClO$_{4}^{-}$ is an ion found on any list of ions, is called Perchlorate and has a 1- charge.
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