Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 2 - Chemical Compounds - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions - Page 90b: 36a


Incorrect, $AlCl_3$

Work Step by Step

We know that Aluminum has a charge of 3+, while chlorine has a charge of 1-. Thus, this ion would not have a neutral charge. To give it a neutral charge, we get: $AlCl_3$
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