Problem: Write a formula for the ionic compound that forms between each pair of elements.sodium and oxygen

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sodium → Group 1A → +3 charge

oxygen → Group 6A → -2 charge

Charge of the ion goes to the subscript of the counterion

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Write a formula for the ionic compound that forms between each pair of elements.

sodium and oxygen

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