What is the maximum negative and positive charge of an atom?

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nick1982
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An atom has no charge because the number of protons is equal to the numbers of elecetrons 

so the possitive chrage from protons is neutralised from the negative charge of electrons . 

So the maximum possitive charge of an atom is 0 

and the maximum negative charge of an atom is agaion 0 

because should it had charge it wouldnt be an atom , it would be an ion . 

Please let me know if you need any clarification. I'm always happy to answer your questions.

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