How Many Electrons Does Magnesium Gain Or Loss?


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shreya agrawal answered
First of all, magnesium is a metal so it would lose electrons as it has less than 4valence electrons
as it has atomic no. 12 so its electronic configuration would be (2,8,2)
so there are 2valence electrons and so
it would lose 2electrons to attain stability
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Anonymous answered
If Magnesium has an atomic number of 12 and a mass number of 24 will it gain or lose electrons ?

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