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
Choose representation of the reaction that occurs between Ca and F atoms.
What is the chemical formula of the most likely product? Express your answer as a chemical formula.
How many electrons are transferred?
Which atom loses electrons in the reaction? Express your answer as a chemical formula.
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