Problem: An ionic substance of formula MX has a lattice energy of 6 x 103 kJ/mol. Is the charge on the ion M likely to be 1+, 2+ or 3+?

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An ionic substance of formula MX has a lattice energy of 6 x 103 kJ/mol. Is the charge on the ion M likely to be 1+, 2+ or 3+?

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