# Chapter 3 - Sections 3.1-3.12 - Exercises - Problems by Topic: 29b

$NiCl_{2}$ - Ionic Compound

#### Work Step by Step

$NiCl_{2}$ is ionic because Nickel is joined to Chlorine (a metal joined to a non-metal). Since we know that a metal joined to a non-metal form a ionic compound, $NiCl_{2}$ is an ionic compound.

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