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23 January, 01:51

Why do metals tend to lose electrons to form positive ions?

A) They hold on tightly to electrons.

B) A metals atom loses its few valence electrons to form a full octet.

C) They conduct electricity, which makes them lose their electrons

D) The positive ions that are formed when metals lose electrons are more reactive than the neutral metals

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  1. 23 January, 02:31
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    The answer is B. Since metals have an excess electrons, so they will give away to become octet.
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