Chemistry (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 9 - Chemical Names and Formulas - 9 Assessment: 67

Answer

This is a binary ionic compound, because its formed by a metal (cation) and a nonmetal (anion). This is a binary ionic compound, because its formed by a metal (cation) and a nonmetal (anion). Potassium phosphate is not an ionic binary compound because it has a polyatomic ion, and thus more than two elements. Calcium sulfate is not an ionic binary compound because it has a polyatomic ion, and thus more than two elements.

Work Step by Step

This is a binary ionic compound, because its formed by a metal (cation) and a nonmetal (anion). This is a binary ionic compound, because its formed by a metal (cation) and a nonmetal (anion). Potassium phosphate is not an ionic binary compound because it has a polyatomic ion, and thus more than two elements. Calcium sulfate is not an ionic binary compound because it has a polyatomic ion, and thus more than two elements.
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