Answer to Question #55332 in General Chemistry for racheal
Metal: 1s22s22p63s23p64s2; nonmetal: 1s22s22p63s23p3
Express your answers as a cation, an anion, and a chemical formula separated by commas.
The metal is Calcium, and the nonmetal is Phosphorus. Normally, the electron shell should be complete to stabilize the atom:
Ca2+, P3-, Ca3P2