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When the elements of group 2 lose their valence electrons, what would be their charge?

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Timothy Norman on April 18, 2018

Their charges of +2. When the Group 2 elements lose two electrons to form ions with a positive charge (+2) ions. The magnesium, Calcium, Strontium and Barium, Beryllium, loses its electron in the form of positively charged Mg2+, Ca2+, Ba2+, Be2+ Sr2+ ions. These elements lose their electrons to obtain an electron configuration of noble gas.


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