We’re being asked to classify the given compounds as ionic or molecular.
Let’s first define an ionic and molecular bond:
• involves the transferring of an electron from one element to another element
• positively charged ion + negatively charged ion
▪ metal(or polyatomic ion) + nonmetal(or polyatomic ion)
Classify these compounds as ionic or molecular.
SO2 NCl3 MgS CuO
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