Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 5 - Molecules and Compounds - Exercises - Problems - Page 158: 51


A. ionic, one type of ion B. molecular C. molecular D. ionic, more than one type of ion.

Work Step by Step

Molecular compounds consist of 2 non-metals that are covalently bonded together. Ionic molecules have a metal cation and are bonded ionically. The alkali metal potassium only has a +1 charge, but tin can have +2 or +4 charges depending on the compound.
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