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Wed February 27, 2008 By:

why is it that metals have a tendency to loss electrons and not gain?

Expert Reply
Mon March 03, 2008

Metals have large atomic radius and low ionisation energy so they loose electron easily and are electropositive. Metals have weak nuclear pull due to large atomic size so electron affinity is low.

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