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: 36b

Answer

Incorrect; NaF

Work Step by Step

Alkali metals have a charge of 1+, and Halogens, such as F, should have a charge of 1-. Thus, the ratio should be 1 to 1, not 1 to 2 as it is presented originally. This makes the answer: NaF
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