Chemistry (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 7 - Ionic and Metallic Bonding - 7.2 Ionic Bonds and Ionic Compounds - Sample Problem 7.1: 10

Answer

1) K+ I- 2) Al+3 O

Work Step by Step

1) Shown here is Potassium donating its one electron to complete the octet of one iodine atom. Therefore, the chemical formula of the ionic compound is KI. 2) Aluminum gas a total of 3 val. electrons. Formula is Al2O3
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