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: 2.66e


$FeCl_3$ is an ionic compound.

Work Step by Step

Since Iron (Fe) is a metal, and Chlorine (Cl) is a nonmetal, $FeCl_3$ is an ionic compound. It is formed by the combination of a $Fe^{3+}$ and 3 $Cl^{-}$ ions.
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