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Unformatted text preview: NH 4 +- cation NO 2-,CO 3 2-, SO 4 2-- anions Formation of Ionic Compounds Ionic bonds are formed by the attraction between cations and anions, usually, to form solids. Commonly, metals react with nonmetals to form ionic compounds. The formation of NaCl is one example of an ionic compound formation. Formation of Ionic Compounds Reaction of Group IA Metals with Group VIIA Nonmetals Formation of Ionic Compounds...
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