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Use Lewis symbols to show electron transfer between the following atoms to form cations and anions : (C) Al and N

4.14     Use Lewis symbols to show electron transfer between the following atoms to form cations and anions :

                 (c)  Al\; and\; N.

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Al\; and\; N.:

We have the electronic configurations of both:

Al = 2,8,3 having 3 electron in the valence shell, and it can donate 3 electron to get to the nearest noble gas configuration.

N = 2,5   having 3 electrons in the valence shell, and it wants to complete its octet by accepting 2 more electrons.

So, there will be electron transfer between them as follows:

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