Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

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Chapter 2 Atoms, Molecules, and Ions - 2-7 Ionic Compounds: Formulas, Names, and Properties - Review & Check for Section 2-7: 4

Answer

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Work Step by Step

The ion barium is $Ba^{2+}$, and acetate is $CH_3-COO^-$, so: $Ba(CH_3CO_2)_2$ Note that there are 2 acetate molecules for every one Barium so that the charge will balance to 0.
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