Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

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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