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1

what is an anion? which groups are considered to be anions?

anions steak or take away electrons. they have a negative charge since they are gaining electrons. the ya re in columns 15, 16, & 17.

2

what is a cation? which groups are considered to be cations?

cations give away electrons, they have a positive charge since they give away electrons. they are in columns 1, 2, & 13.

3

what is an ion?

an atom or molecule with an electric charge due to the gain or lose of one or more electrons.

4

what is a polar bond?

unequal sharing

5

what is a nonpolar bond?

equal sharing

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1

mono

7

2

di

8

3

tri

9

4

tetra

10

5

penta

11

6

hexa

12

7

hecta

13

8

octa

14

9

nona

15

10

deca