Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134112830
ISBN 13: 978-0-13411-283-1

Chapter 3 - Self-Assessment Quiz - Page 127: Q5


The correct answer is (d)

Work Step by Step

In manganese (IV) oxide, manganese forms an ion with +4 charge. Oxide ion has -2 charge. So, to balance the charges two oxide ions react with one manganese ion. So, the compound formed has the formula $MnO_2$. The correct answer is (d).
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