Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Section 9.4 - Ionic Bonding: Lewis Symbols and Lattice Energies - For More Practice: 9.2

Answer

$MgCl_2$ has higher magnitude lattice energy

Work Step by Step

$NaCl$ has low magnitude lattice energy because magnitude of charge on ions is 1. $MgCl_2$ has higher magnitude lattice energy because magnitude of charge on ions is 2.
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