Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 9 - Problems - Page 389: 9.2


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Work Step by Step

Elements tend to form monatomic ions if they are more towards the top of the group or more to the left or right of a period. Elements on the right side tend to formulate an anion and elements on the left side tend to form a cation.
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