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Can a atom lose electrons while gaining electrons at the same time If its possible, what would cause this reaction?

If a Na atom is giving an electron to a Cl atom to form an ionic bond, could the Na or CI atoms gain electrons from other surrounding atoms?

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โˆ™ 2022-08-08 02:15:44

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this is actually possible . this is because it will form an ionic bond will result a complete transfer of valence electrons from one atom to the other resulting in two ions with opposite charges

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