When an atom loses an electron it becomes:

When an atom loses an electron it becomes:

A. Cation
B. Anion
C. Either cation or anion
D. Neither cation nor anion

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The Correct Answer for the given Question is Option A. Cation

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Atom has equal no of protons and electrons. With the loss of electrons, we have more protons and less electrons so the atom has a net positive charge. Thus by loss of electrons, a cation is formed

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