Ions: formed when an atom gains or loses electrons
Cations: positively-charged; more protons than electrons
Which statement is true of all atoms that are anions?
A. The atom has more electrons than protons.
B. The atom has more protons than electrons.
C. The atom has fewer protons than does a neutral atom of the same element.
D. The atom has more neutrons than protons.
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