General Chemistry 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1-28505-137-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-28505-137-6

Chapter 9 - Ionic and Covalent Bonding - Questions and Problems - Page 373: 9.5


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We know that a monoatomic cation having a charge equal to the group number shows the loss of all valence electrons and this loss of electrons gives a noble gas configuration. A monoatomic anion having a charge equal to the group of number minus eight will have a noble gas configuration.
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