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Q: Who can steal an electron easier oxygen or fluorine?
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Will fire burn with out oxygen and how?

Under normal circumstances, no. However, in some cases a different oxidizer may be used in place of oxygen. Substances such as fluorine and potassium nitrate can oxidize materials just as well s elemental oxygen can. Some highly reactive metals such as magnesium and lithium can "steal" oxygen from water or carbon dioxide.


Would a proton steal an electron from an iron atom?

Yes it would if it did not manage to steal an electron from any other atom it may have come into contact along its path.


What causes corrosion steal?

oxygen and carbon in the air


What groups of elements are more likely to steal electrons?

Non metals are likely to steal electron. They form anions.


What kind of bond is formed when atoms steal an electron from another atom?

An ionic bond.


What will an atom of iodine most likely do to be stable?

Steal an electron from an atom of a different element.


Why is it easy for oxygen to react with other elements?

Oxygen is a really strong oxidizing agent, meaning it's really greedy with electrons. It really wants to become stable like the noble gases, who have completely filled electron shells. The only way to get electrons is to oxidize other elements and steal their electrons. That's why oxygen is so reactive.


What happens when a fluorine atom becomes a flouride ion in a chemical reaction?

A neutral atom is uncharged. An ion is an atom with a charge. For an atom to become charged it must lose or gain one [or more] electrons. A substance can appear in its ionic form only after it is dissolved in water. This is called an aqueous solution. For example, LiF = Li+1(aq) and F-1(aq). A neutral fluorine atom contains {10 neutrons & } 9 protons and 9 electrons. It shares the Group VII A Periodic Classification , the Halogens , with chlorine, bromine, iodine and 3 others. This Group forms negative ions. Its members are (in terms of chemical bonding) HAPPIEST when they accept an electron, seeking to create a [shared pairing of electrons] chemical bond and become neutrally bound to an atom that is (in water) a positive ion. The most common occurrence of Halogen (-ve 1) chemical bonding is with the Group I A elements , the Alkali metals (+ve 1) , lithium, sodium and potassium being the first three of the Group. Any combination of elements of these two Groups are commonly known as the salts. So the fluorine atom in question, as a solid, shares its crystalline form with either a Group I A or Group II A atom. The first thing that happens to the atom after it is mixed with water is that it becomes an ion. After this, Fluorine -1 (aq) is available to accept one electron from any atom that has one to spare, forming a shared-electron chemical bond.


Why are cars more easier to steal?

Because you doesn't speak English good


What compounds steal electrons?

DCPIP acts as an electron acceptor of a Hill Reacton. In this way, it "steals" electrons.


Why is fluorine most electronegative than oxygen?

Electronegativity is an atoms relative ability to remove an electron pair in the formation of a covalent bond. I.e. an atoms ability to steal a pair of electrons from the outer ring of another atom to make a covalent bond, (like a contract to share electons in order to fill there outer shells and become stable) Across the periodic table (left to right) this gets harder to do due to an increase in attraction forces between the nuclear charge and the outer electons. Therefore across the periodic table 'more' electronegativity energy is required to remove those electrons. Down the periodic table, from top to bottom attraction forces between the electrons in the outer shell and the central nuclear charge decreases (shielding effect of sub levels and increased atomic radius), this make it easier for the electrons to be stolen, so there is less electronegativity required. Fluorine is the highest and furthest to the right, making it the most electronegative. (Helium and Neon etc have full outer shells so arent involved in covalent bonds)


Who is it easier to steal first base from left or right handed pitcher?

You can't steal first base. It's easier to steal second base off of a right handed pitcher because the right handed pitcher has his back to the runner on first, and therefore has a harder time trying to pick the runner off.