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Q: An atom that has gained or lost electrons is called _____.
A: An atom that has lost or gained electrons is called an ion. If the atom gains one or more electrons it is called an anion, or a negatively-charged ion. If it loses one or more electrons it is called a cation, or a positively-charged ion.
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User: If an electron is gained, the atom has a _____ charge

User: An atom that has gained or lost electrons is called _____.

Weegy: An atom that has lost or gained electrons is called an ion. If the atom gains one or more electrons it is called an anion, or a negatively-charged ion. If it loses one or more electrons it is called a cation, or a positively-charged ion.
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User: From your knowledge about the distribution of electrons in their shells and from the atomic number (in parentheses), indicate the most likely charge on the ion when this atom forms an ion. (Remember the 2-8-18 shell distribution.) Hydrogen (1)

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