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2A.15 (7th Ed)

Posted: Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:11 pm
by Duby3L
Write the most likely charge for the ions formed each of the following elements.
How would I determine how many electrons Te would gain or lose if it's a metalloid?

Re: 2A.15 (7th Ed)

Posted: Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:59 pm
by Jeffrey Xiao 4A
Well, looking at a periodic table shows tellurium is two groups away from the noble gas of Xenon so theoretically, the most likely charge for Te should be Te2- since it will want to gain 2 electrons to complete its octet to be like Xenon.