Ions

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When do ions form?
When an atom loses or gains an electron.
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State how a positive ion is formed, and a type of an atom that can become a positive ion.
When the atom loses an electron. Metals and hydrogen can become positive ions.
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State how a negative ion is formed, and a type of atom that can become a negative ion.
When an atom gains an electron. Non-metals can become negative ions.
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What do ionic compounds contain?
Positive and negative ions.
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What charge do group 1 and group 7 elements produce?
Group 1 = 1+, Group 7 = 1-
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What are ionic bonds?
Strong electrostatic forces of attraction between oppositely charged ions.
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State how a positive ion is formed, and a type of an atom that can become a positive ion.

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When the atom loses an electron. Metals and hydrogen can become positive ions.

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State how a negative ion is formed, and a type of atom that can become a negative ion.

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What do ionic compounds contain?

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What charge do group 1 and group 7 elements produce?

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