## Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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