Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Atoms, Molecules, and Ions - Exercises - Page 77: 2.59b


Name: Lithium hydride Molecular formula: LiH

Work Step by Step

Lithium wants to get rid of an electron, and hydrogen wants another electron. They then form to ions, one Li$^{+}$ and one H$^{-}$, which then form an ionic bond and a neutral compound: LiH.
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