C2 1.3 Formulae of ionic compounds

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C2 1.3 Formulae of ionic compounds

  • The charges on the ions in an ionic compound always cancel eaxch other out.
  • The formula of an ionic compound shows the ratio of ions present in the compound.
  • Sometimes we need brackets to show the ratio of ions in a compound, e.g. magnesium hydroxide, Mg(OH)2.
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