Problem: What is the net charge of the ionic compound CaF2?

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  • Calcium fluoride or CaF2 is an ionic compound (usually metal + nonmetal) composed of Ca and F
  • Ca is a Group 2A element which has +2 charge as their ion form. 
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What is the net charge of the ionic compound CaF2?

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