C2 1.3: Formulae of ionic compounds

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What are neutral?
Ionic compounds
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Why are ionic compounds neutral?
As the charges of the ions cancel each other out.
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What can we work out from knowing the charge of each ion?
Working out its formula to balence it's charges
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How is the charge of an atom worked out?
By which group it is in.
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How is the charge worked out for a transition metal?
There is a roman numeral number next to it.
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What do we use brackets for?
To show the ratio of ions in a compound.
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