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: 36c

Answer

correct

Work Step by Step

This is correct. We know that in the compound, Gallium has a 3+ charge, while Oxygen has a 2- charge. These both fit the general charges expected for the elements, so the formula is correct.
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