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

Problem

What happens when a bromine atom becomes a bromide ion?

a) A positive ion is formed.

b) The bromine nucleus acquires a negative charge.

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

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