Problem: How many valence electrons are transferred from calcium atom to iodine in the formation of the compound calcium iodide?

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  • Calcium iodide is an ionic compound (usually metal + nonmetal/polyatomic ion) composed of Ca and I
  • Ca is a Group 2A element which has +2 charge as their ion form. 
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How many valence electrons are transferred from calcium atom to iodine in the formation of the compound calcium iodide?

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