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: 47d


Calcium Acetate

Work Step by Step

We see that there are two acetate compounds ($CH_3COO-$) present in the ionic compound. As we would expect, this results in the Calcium having a charge of 2+. Calcium almost always has a charge of 2+ when it bonds ionically, so no roman numerals are necessary in the name. Calcium Acetate
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