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Unformatted text preview: highest energy level of a second atom, creating noble gas configurations in all atoms involved 2. Formation of sodium chloride a. Na = 3s 1 Cl = 3s 2 3p 5 b. Na = 2s 2 2p 6 Cl = 3s 2 3p 6 Oppositely charged ions come together in a ratio that produces a net charge = 0 Na Cl Properties of Ionic Compounds Structure Crystalline Solids Melting points Generally high Boiling points Generally high Conductivity Excellent conductors Solubility Generally soluble Updated: 11/22/2011...
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