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Posted by **Katlyn** on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 12:58pm.

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Atoms contain charged particles called protons and electrons. Each proton has a charge of +1, and each electron has a charge of –1. A sulfur ion has 16 protons and 18 electrons. Find the net charge.

---- I was given options, if that helps. But I just really need it explained so I can get it.

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A. –34

B. +2

C. 34

D. –2

- Pre-Algerbra -
**Steve**, Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 3:29pmadd the charges of the protons and electrons to find the net charge

protons: +16

electrons: -18

sum: -2

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