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9. An atom that gains or loses an electron has a net electric charge and is called a/n A. electron. B. ion. C. neutron. D. proton.

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Kristi Hammond on July 22, 2018

When an atom gains/loses an electron it becomes a (B) Ions. You can have a positive or negative charge and still be an Ion. A negative charge might be referred to as an anion. A positive charge would be referred to as a cation.


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