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Problem: For each of the following negative ions, use the concept that a chemical compound must have a net charge of zero to predict the formula of the simple compounds that the negative ions would form with the Cs+, Ba2+, and Al3+ ions.a. I-b. O2-c. P3-d. Se2-e. H-

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Now let’s figure out the ions of the ionic compound given:


For Cs+ and H-

  • Cs  Group 1A → +1 charge
  • H Group 1A → -1 charge
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For each of the following negative ions, use the concept that a chemical compound must have a net charge of zero to predict the formula of the simple compounds that the negative ions would form with the Cs+, Ba2+, and Al3+ ions.

a. I-

b. O2-

c. P3-

d. Se2-

e. H-

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