Chemistry 12th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0078021510
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-151-0

Chapter 2 - Atoms, Molecules, and Ions - Questions & Problems: 2.42

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We know that the formulas of ionic substances are determined by the charge on the ion and as the ions are packed into a crystal hence there are no multiple groups and thus the ionic compounds have same chemical and empirical formula.
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