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Q: An element that tends to lose 3 electrons?
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In reactions does aluminum tend to gain or lose electrons?

The elemental state of aluminum tends to lose electrons. Its ionic state is 3+ which means it is most likely to lose up to 3 electrons.

Know whether an element will gain or lose electrons?

It will lose its three outer electrons in an ionic bond making it a 3+

Which type of element tends to lose electrons to form positivky charged ionic bond?

Elements in Groups 1 and 2, sometimes 3, of the periodic table [elements with 1, 2, and 3 valence electrons, i.e. potassium (K), calcium (Ca), and aluminum (Al), respectively]

Which element in period 3 will lose 3 electrons in a ionic bond?


What period 3 element wants to lose three electrons?

Aluminum wants to lose three electrons. The atomic number of Al is 13, thus an uncharged Al has 13 electrons: 2 in the first shell, 8 in the second and 3 in the last shell. Since the element has 3 valence electrons it will try to lose them. As a result, it will have a charge of +3

How many electrons are needed to be gained to obtain a Noble Gas Configuration for the element Al?

Aluminium should gain 5 electrons or lose 3 electrons. It will normally lose 3 electrons to form Al3+ ion, rather than gaining 5 electrons and forming Al5- ion.

Would aluminum with 3 outer electrons share gain or lose electrons?

Aluminum's electron configuration is 13. It has three outermost electrons. It tends to donate three electrons to form the stable Aluminum(III) ion.

Are electrons most likely to be lost or gained in Group 13?

Lost because it is easier for the element to lose 3 electrons and become an octet than it is to gain 5 electrons.

How do you determine metals by their electronic configuration?

In the electronic configuration when the last shell is filled with 1,2 or 3 electrons then the element tends to give out electrons. when elements give out these 1,2 or 3 electrons it becomes positive these positive atoms are metals

Which element has 3 protons and 3 electrons?

The chemical element lithium (Li) has 3 protons and 3 electrons.

How many electrons can phosphorous gain or lose?

It needs to gain 3 electrons than to lose 5 electrons. So phosphorus has to gain 3 electrons.

Element 3 lithium has one valence electron and element 4 beryllium has two valence electrons Element 5 boron has how many valence electrons?

Boron has 3 valence electrons.Boron has 3 valence electrons.

What ion has 3 protons and 2 electrons?

The number of protons will never change, and if they do, the element will change to a different element. Therefore, the only element with 3 protons is lithium. When forming an ion, it will lose one electron in order to have a full outer shell.

What is the pattern of valences as you move from left to right across a period from?

It is 1 2 3 4 3 2 1 0. An element with a valence of 1 will gain, lose, or share 1 electron in a chemical combination. An element with four will gain, lose, or share 4 electrons.

How many electrons are in curium?

Curium is element 96 on the periodic chart. It has 96 protons (of course) and will have 96 electrons in its neutral state. It tends to loan electrons out to form bonds, and would like to loan out 3 of them, because that is its oxidation state. A link can be found below.

What element has 2 protons 1 electron and 1 neutron?

If an element with 2 protons, 1 electron, and 1 neutron did exist, it would be called a positive ion of helium-3, but the element doesn't exist since helium is not an element that can lose electrons.

What is the expected number of valence electrons for a group 3 A element?

The expected number of valence electrons for a group 3 A element is 5 number of valence electrons.

How Many electrons will iron gain or lose when it forms a ferric ion?

it will lose 3 electrons

How many electrons can aluminum lose?

Aluminium lose 3 electrons and form the cation Al3+.

What happens to an element when it becomes an ion?

It will either lose electrons (if the element is a metal) or gain electrons (if it is a non-metal in groups 3-7) in order to become stable and unreactive. Example: a calcium atom has 20 electrons, with two of these in its outer energy level. To become an ion, these 2 outermost electrons will be transferred to a non-metal (say, oxygen).

How many Valence electrons are in the element Ga?

it has 3 valence electrons

How many electrons goes a Li have?

Lithium is element #3, and it has 3 electrons.

How many protons and electrons does the element lithium have?

3 protons and 3 electrons

What element have 3 protons 3 neutrons and 4 electrons?

There could not be 4 electrons. That should be lithium if it has 3 electrons.

Does gold lose or gain electrons?

it looses 3 electrons

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