Problem: Which metal is not required to have its charge specified in the names of ionic compounds it forms?a) Nab) Nic) Mod) Zre) Cr

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Recall that when becoming an ion, the element tries to achieve the configuration of the nearest noble gas (shaded purple). For each group in the periodic table, we have:

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Which metal is not required to have its charge specified in the names of ionic compounds it forms?

a) Na

b) Ni

c) Mo

d) Zr

e) Cr

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