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Solution: State whether the following is ionic or molecular: (h) N2O4 ...

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State whether the following is ionic or molecular: (h) N2O4

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Alright guys, so here we have a molecular and a ionic compound, right, we have to figure out whether it's molecular or ionic. Your molecular compound is when you have non-metals covalently bonded, and your ionic compound is when you have a cation with an anion, that sometimes happens to be a metal with a non-metal.

So here we have N2O4. So, let's break this down. Here we have nitrogen atom and oxygen atom. Taking a look at the periodic table we see that both nitrogen and oxygen non-metals. And what do you get when you have non-metals together? You're going to get a molecular compound.

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