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Problem: Part AChoose representation of the reaction that occurs between Ca and F atoms. Part BWhat is the chemical formula of the most likely product? Express your answer as a chemical formula. Part CHow many electrons are transferred? Part DWhich atom loses electrons in the reaction? Express your answer as a chemical formula.

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For ionic compounds, the cation will transfer electrons to anion.

In this case, we have two electrons ready to be transferred from Ca

2 moles of F will receive 1 electron from 1 mole Ca

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Part A

Choose representation of the reaction that occurs between Ca and F atoms. 


Part B

What is the chemical formula of the most likely product? Express your answer as a chemical formula. 


Part C

How many electrons are transferred? 


Part D

Which atom loses electrons in the reaction? Express your answer as a chemical formula.

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