an atom of magnesium has 12 protons and 12 electrons if the atom loses

Chemistry
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2 electrons what will be the charge on the ion that forms?

+2

+10

-2

-10

Sep 26th, 2015

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Protons minus electrons

Charge = 12 - 10 ( remaining after loss) = +2

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