Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 2 - Atoms, Molecules, and Ions - Exercises - Page 77: 2.66d


$Ca(NO_3)_2$ is an ionic compound.

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$Ca(NO_3)_2$ is formed by the combination of $Ca^{2+}$ and 2 $N{O_3}^-$. Therefore, it is an ionic compound. Since Calcium (Ca) is a metal and it is bonding with an ion formed by nonmetals $(NO_3)$, the compound is ionic.
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