Chemistry (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
ISBN 10: 0078021529
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-152-7

Chapter 22 - Questions and Problems - Page 1003: 22.13


a) 6+ b) 6+ c) 0

Work Step by Step

a) The total charge from the sodium and oxygen is 6-. Thus to balance the charge Mo must be 6+ b) The total charge from magnesium and oxygen is 6-. Thus to balance, the charge tungsten must be 6+ c) Carbon monoxide has a charge of zero thus iron should also have a charge of zero
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