Problem: A certain element forms an ion with 10 electrons and a charge of +2. Identify the element.

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neutral atom: atomic # = # of protons


+2 charge loose 2 electrons


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A certain element forms an ion with 10 electrons and a charge of +2. Identify the element.

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