Problem: Which of these are ionic compounds? Check all that apply. a) SO2b) KIc) NH4Cld) SrOe) IClf) NH3

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We’re being asked to identify which of the given compounds are ionic compounds. Let’s first differentiate a covalent compound and an ionic compound

Covalent or Molecular Compound

▪ composed of more than one nonmetal together
▪ nonmetal + nonmetal = covalent compound

Ionic Compound

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Problem Details

Which of these are ionic compounds? Check all that apply. 

a) SO2

b) KI

c) NH4Cl

d) SrO

e) ICl

f) NH3


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