Is hydrogen a better cation or anion? Why is it…

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  1. Xmates

    Xmates New Member

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    Is hydrogen a better cation or anion? Why is it not placed in the halogen group in the modern periodic table?
     
  2. Snowtij

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    Hydrogen is usually handled as a cation in high school chemistry. It's placed above the alkali group because Hydrogen only has one valence electron.
     

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