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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsChemistry · 1 decade ago

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?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Yes F- element has eight valence electrons.But the number of protons and neutrons remain same.

  • 4 years ago

    Valence Electrons In F

  • 1 decade ago

    yes...you just add an extra electron because it is more negative than its elemental form

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