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: 2.72c


Strontium hydroxide.

Work Step by Step

Strontium is in group 2, therefore it has a charge of +2 on its ion. The charge on hydroxide ion is -1. In order to balance charges, two atoms of hydroxide ions should be present. Thus, $Sr(OH)_{2}$
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