Making Ionic Bonds
Lithium is a nuetral (uncharged) atom. It has and equal number of protons (+) and electrons (-). Ions are charged particles. They are formed when atoms either give away or recieve extra electrons to make a full outer shell. Lithium becomes a Lithium ion by giving away and electron from the outer shell.
Example of Bonding
- Lithium ion becomes positive beacuse it has more positive…