Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 4 - Atoms and Elements - Exercises - Questions: 21

Answer

a. Group 1a elements try to form cations with charge +1 b. Group 2a elements try to form cations with charge +2 c. Group 3a elements try to form cations with charge +3 d. Group 5a elements try to form anions with charge -3 e. Group 6a elements try to form anions with charge -2 f. Group 7a elements try to form anions with charge -1

Work Step by Step

a. Group 1a elements try to form cations with charge +1 b. Group 2a elements try to form cations with charge +2 c. Group 3a elements try to form cations with charge +3 d. Group 5a elements try to form anions with charge -3 e. Group 6a elements try to form anions with charge -2 f. Group 7a elements try to form anions with charge -1
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