Types of Ions?


There are two types of ions. There is the monoatomic which is a simple ion that exists as a single atom. Then there is polyatomic that has two or more atoms joined together.
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Ions are atoms with either extra electrons or missing electrons. A normal atom is called a neutral atom. That term describes an atom with a number of electrons equal to the... More »
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