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Postby Rachel Lipman » Sun Oct 04, 2015 10:38 pm

What's the difference between a cation and an anion?

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Re: Ions

Postby Rachel Risoleo 3G » Sun Oct 04, 2015 10:43 pm

Anions are ions with a negative charge (they have gained electrons), whereas "Cat"ions are ions with a positive charge (they're "paws"itive :) )

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