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Problem: What ions compose the compound magnesium phosphide?A) Mg+1 and P1-B) Mg+3 and P2-C) Mg+2 and P3-D) Mg6+ and P6-

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We are being asked to determine the ions that compose magnesium phosphide.

To solve this problem, we are going to identify the group and charge of each ion.

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What ions compose the compound magnesium phosphide?

A) Mg+1 and P1-

B) Mg+3 and P2-

C) Mg+2 and P3-

D) Mg6+ and P6-

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