Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 12 - Solids and Modern Materials - Exercises - Page 522: 12.14b


MgO is an Ionic Solid.

Work Step by Step

MgO is an ionic solid because Mg is a cation (has a positive charge) and O is an anion (has a negative charge). Ionic solids are held together by the attraction between cations and anions.
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