Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Reactions in Aqueous Solution - Exercises: 4.48c

Answer

-2

Work Step by Step

Strontium Sulfide, SrS. Sr+ is a monatomic ion with a charge of +2. Strontium Sulfide is an uncharged compound, so the sum of the oxidation states must be zero. If strontium is +2, then Sulfur must be -2.
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