We’re being asked to **determine the ionic compound **with the **magnitude lattice energy**.

The lattice energy can be estimated using:

$\overline{){\mathbf{lattice}}{\mathbf{}}{\mathbf{energy}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{\left|\mathbf{cation}\mathbf{}\mathbf{charge}\mathbf{\times}\mathbf{anion}\mathbf{}\mathbf{charge}\right|}{\mathbf{cation}\mathbf{}\mathbf{period}\mathbf{}\mathbf{\#}\mathbf{}\mathbf{+}\mathbf{}\mathbf{anion}\mathbf{}\mathbf{period}\mathbf{}\mathbf{\#}}}$

Which of the following ionic solids have the largest magnitude lattice energy?

A. NaF

B. CaCl_{2}

C. CaBr_{2 }

D. CaO

E. NaCl

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