Problem: Part B. If the following elements were to form ions, what is the expectant charge?Drag the appropriate elements to their respective bins. A main group metal tends to lose electrons, forming a cation with the same number of electrons as the nearest noble gas in the periodic table. A main group nonmetal tends to gain electrons, forming an anion with the same number of electrons as the nearest noble gas. The various groups gain or lose electrons as summarized in the following table:

FREE Expert Solution
Problem Details

Part B. If the following elements were to form ions, what is the expectant charge?

Drag the appropriate elements to their respective bins.

A main group metal tends to lose electrons, forming a cation with the same number of electrons as the nearest noble gas in the periodic table. A main group nonmetal tends to gain electrons, forming an anion with the same number of electrons as the nearest noble gas. The various groups gain or lose electrons as summarized in the following table:

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Electron Configuration concept. You can view video lessons to learn Electron Configuration. Or if you need more Electron Configuration practice, you can also practice Electron Configuration practice problems.

What professor is this problem relevant for?

Based on our data, we think this problem is relevant for Professor Cabirac's class at ASU.