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Asked Oct 25, 2019
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Sort the images below to show which images depict the loss of an electron, which depict the gain of an electron, and which images show neither process happening.

This was my setup, but it is incorrect. I would like an explanation on where I went wrong please.

Loss of an Electron
Gain of an Electron
Neither Loss nor Gain
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n= 4
n 3
n 4
n 3
n 2
n 2
n1
n 1
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Loss of an Electron Gain of an Electron Neither Loss nor Gain VAAA + n= 4 n 3 n 4 n 3 n 2 n 2 n1 n 1

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The below image represents the change of an atom to a positive ion. A positive ion is formed by the loss of an electron. Therefore, this image depicts the loss of an electron.

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+ Loss of an Electron

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The below image represents the change of an atom to a negative ion. A negative ion is formed by the gain of an electron. Therefore, this image depicts the gain of an electron.

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Gain of an Electron

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The below image simply represents the propagation of a transverse wave in space. This does not re...

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WAA Neither Loss nor Gain

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