2.4 Concept Worksheet for Distinguishing Ionic and Convalent Compounds

2.4 Concept Worksheet for Distinguishing Ionic and Convalent Compounds

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Dr. Paul Moses 2.4 Concept Worksheet for Distinguishing Ionic and Covalent Compounds One of the keys in a number of problem types is to determine if a compound is ionic or covalent. Ionic compounds are formed by a cation and anion, either a metal with a nonmetal or a combination that contains a polyatomic ion as listed in defined in table 2.3. Note that hydrogen doesn’t form ionic compounds. Covalent compounds are those
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Unformatted text preview: formed with only non-metals. For 1411, you can assume that all acids (compounds with H as the initial element) are covalent. Practice Problems: Identify which of the following compounds are ionic: 1. HCH 3 COO 2. SO 2 3. HCN 4. NaCl 5. NH 4 CH 3 COO 6. H 2 SO 4 7. Fe 2 O 3 8. BaCN 9. Ag 2 S 10. K 3 PO 4 11. H 2 O 12. NH 3 Answers: The ionic compounds are numbers 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, and 10....
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