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What is an ion?
An ion is a charged atom or group of atoms
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How do metal ions form positive ions?
They lose electrons
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How do non-metal ions form negative ions?
They gain electrons
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What do atoms with an outer shell of 8 electrons have?
A stable structure
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When do ionic compounds do not conduct electricity?
When they are solid
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When do ionic compounds conduct electricity?
When they are either dissolved or molten
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