We’re asked to state whether the given compound is ionic or covalent, and if it is ionic, write the symbols for the ions involved:
•Covalent or Molecular Compound
▪ composed of more than one nonmetal together
▪ nonmetal + nonmetal = covalent bond
▪ composed of a positive ion called a cation connected to a negative ion called an anion.
▪positive ions (cations) are usually metals and negative ions (anion) are usually nonmetals
metal + nonmetal = ionic bond
For each of the following compounds, state whether it is ionic or covalent, and if it is ionic, write the symbols for the ions involved:
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