Problem: To form an ion, a sodium atom _a. gains one electronb. loses seven electronsc. loses two electronsd. loses one electrone gains two electrons

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Recall that when becoming an ion, the element tries to achieve the configuration of the nearest noble gas (shaded purple).

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To form an ion, a sodium atom _
a. gains one electron
b. loses seven electrons
c. loses two electrons
d. loses one electron
e gains two electrons

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