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Ch.1 - Intro to General Chemistry
Ch.2 - Atoms & Elements
Ch.3 - Chemical Reactions
BONUS: Lab Techniques and Procedures
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Ch.4 - Chemical Quantities & Aqueous Reactions
Ch.5 - Gases
Ch.6 - Thermochemistry
Ch.7 - Quantum Mechanics
Ch.8 - Periodic Properties of the Elements
Ch.9 - Bonding & Molecular Structure
Ch.10 - Molecular Shapes & Valence Bond Theory
Ch.11 - Liquids, Solids & Intermolecular Forces
Ch.12 - Solutions
Ch.13 - Chemical Kinetics
Ch.14 - Chemical Equilibrium
Ch.15 - Acid and Base Equilibrium
Ch.16 - Aqueous Equilibrium
Ch. 17 - Chemical Thermodynamics
Ch.18 - Electrochemistry
Ch.19 - Nuclear Chemistry
Ch.20 - Organic Chemistry
Ch.22 - Chemistry of the Nonmetals
Ch.23 - Transition Metals and Coordination Compounds

Solution: Predict the formula for magnesium phosphide. What is the total number of electrons transferred?a. Mg2P3 ; 3 electrons are transferred from Mg to Pb. Mg3P2 ; 6 electrons are transferred from Mg to Pc.

Problem

Predict the formula for magnesium phosphide. What is the total number of electrons transferred?

a. Mg2P3 ; 3 electrons are transferred from Mg to P

b. Mg3P2 ; 6 electrons are transferred from Mg to P

c. Mn3P ; 3 electrons are transferred from P to Mn

d. MgP3 ; 6 electrons are transferred from Mg to P

e. MgP2 ; 4 electrons are transferred from P to Mg