the instructions are weird:
-Write the symbol for the ion of each of the following.
-Express your answer as an ion.
Calcium can have a (+1 or +2) charge….so therefore it can be written:
Ca+ , Ca2+ Only the numbers and + is written smaller in the upper right hand corner.
Hope it helps!Source(s): Chemistry minor. 4 years of chemistry.
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Well since calcium is in group 2, when it becomes an ion is loses it’s 2 outer electrons
the ion of calcium is Ca 2+Source(s): BRAIN
I think that’s correct
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