Problem: How many electrons does the iron ion have when it forms the ionic compound  FeCl3?

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We have to calculate the number of electrons in an iron ion when it forms the compound FeCl3.

We will first need to calculate the charge on iron ion in this compound.

Chlorine is a group 7A element which is found in –1 oxidation state in its compounds, except its oxyacids.

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How many electrons does the iron ion have when it forms the ionic compound  FeCl3?

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