Problem: Specify what ions are present in solution upon dissolving each of the following substances in water.FeCl2

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We’re being asked to specify what ions are present in solution upon dissolving FeCl2 in water.


Recall that an ionic compound is composed of a positively charged ion (cation formed by a metal), and a negatively charged ion (anion formed by a nonmetal). 


FeCl2 is a soluble ionic compound composed of a metal: Fe and a non-metal: Cl:

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Specify what ions are present in solution upon dissolving each of the following substances in water.

FeCl2

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