Problem: The compound NCl3 is nitrogen trichloride, but AlCl3 is simply aluminum chloride. Why? Check all that apply.a. The compound NCl3 is an ionic compound (metal and nonmetal), and therefore does not require prefixes\- -so NCl3 is nitrogen trichloride.b. The compound AlCl3 is an ionic compound (metal and nonmetal), and therefore does not require prefixes\- -so AlCl3 is aluminum chloride. Aluminum has a variable charge that cannot be predicted based on its location in the periodic table. c. AlCl3 is a molecular compound (two or more nonmetals), and therefore in its name prefixes indicate the number of each type of atom\- -so AlCl3 is aluminum chloride.d. NCl3 is a molecular compound (two or more nonmetals), and therefore in its name prefixes indicate the number of each type of atom\- -so NCl3 is nitrogen trichloride.e. None of the above.

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The compound NCl3 is nitrogen trichloride, but AlCl3 is simply aluminum chloride. Why? Check all that apply.

a. The compound NCl3 is an ionic compound (metal and nonmetal), and therefore does not require prefixes\- -so NClis nitrogen trichloride.

b. The compound AlClis an ionic compound (metal and nonmetal), and therefore does not require prefixes\- -so AlCl3 is aluminum chloride. Aluminum has a variable charge that cannot be predicted based on its location in the periodic table. 

c. AlClis a molecular compound (two or more nonmetals), and therefore in its name prefixes indicate the number of each type of atom\- -so AlCl3 is aluminum chloride.

d. NCl3 is a molecular compound (two or more nonmetals), and therefore in its name prefixes indicate the number of each type of atom\- -so NClis nitrogen trichloride.

e. None of the above.

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