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Jamie R

Science: How does a metal, and a non metal each form ions?

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A few days ago
Richard W

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Ions are formed by the atom giving up or receiving an electron, eg Na + Cl = Na+ + Cl-

the sodium gives up one electron and the chlorine takes that electron (this forms the compound sodium chloride – table salt)