Problem: Using the periodic table to guide you, predict the chemical formula and name of the compound formed by the following elements.Using the periodic table to guide you, predict the name of the compound formed by K and S.

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We have to write the name of the compound formed by reaction of K and S.


We can see from the periodic table that the names of these elements are:

K → Potassium

S → Sulfur


Potassium is a metal and sulfur is a nonmetal. A compound formed by a metal and nonmetal is named as an ionic compound.

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Using the periodic table to guide you, predict the chemical formula and name of the compound formed by the following elements.

Using the periodic table to guide you, predict the name of the compound formed by K and S.

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