Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 7 - Ionic and Metallic Bonding - 7 Assessment: 71

Answer

Since the packing of ions in a crystallized structure depends on how big and small the ions are, you can't predict an ion's coordination number as they vary for different types of compounds.

Work Step by Step

Since the packing of ions in a crystallized structure depends on how big and small the ions are, you can't predict an ion's coordination number as they vary for different types of compounds.
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