Problem: What happens when a bromine atom becomes a bromide ion?a) The bromine nucleus acquires a negative charge.b) The atomic number of bromine is decreased by one. c) A positive ion is formed. d) The bromide ion is larger than the bromine atom. 

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What happens when a bromine atom becomes a bromide ion?

a) The bromine nucleus acquires a negative charge.

b) The atomic number of bromine is decreased by one. 

c) A positive ion is formed. 

d) The bromide ion is larger than the bromine atom.

 

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