Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsChemistry · 1 decade ago

chemistry homework please help thank u!!!?

Give the name and symbol of the ion formed when

a.) a chlorine atom gains one electron

b.) a potassium atom loses one electron

c.) an oxygen atom gains two electrons

d.) a barium atom loses two electrons

4 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    A) Cl- as far as i know it is called chlorine ion.

    B) K+ Potassium ion

    C) O-2 oxygen ion

    D) Ba+2 barium ion

    It would be written with the symbol like normal, O, and the charge at the top in small letters.



    Kinda like that

    Source(s): Chem I
  • 1 decade ago

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  • 1 decade ago

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  • 1 decade ago

    wow that is so easy

    look at your periodic table

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