How many valence electrons are in ion F-?
I understand that the atom Fluorine has seven valence electrons. So when it becomes an ion (F-), does it have eight valence electrons?
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Yes F- element has eight valence electrons.But the number of protons and neutrons remain same.
- 1 decade ago
yes...you just add an extra electron because it is more negative than its elemental form