Problem: How many iron(II) ions combine with oxygen to form iron(II) oxide?

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Determine the ionic formula of iron (II) oxide and identify how many iron ions are present in the compound

  • The rules for naming binary ionic compounds are as follows:


1. The metal keeps its name and is named and written first.

– For transition metals, we use Roman numerals to denote its charge.

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How many iron(II) ions combine with oxygen to form iron(II) oxide?