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2A.23

Postby VLi_2B » Sun Oct 27, 2019 12:56 am

On the basis of the expected charges on the monatomic ions, give the chemical formula of each of the following compounds: (a) magnesium arsenide; (b) indium(III) sulfide; (c) aluminum hydride; (d) hydrogen telluride; (e) bismuth(III) fluoride.

Louise Lin 2B
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Re: 2A.23

Postby Louise Lin 2B » Sun Oct 27, 2019 2:07 am

a) Mg3As2
b) In2S3
c) AlH3
d) H2Te
e) BiF3

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Re: 2A.23

Postby Rodrigo2J » Sun Oct 27, 2019 10:24 am

a) Mg3As2
b) In2S3
c) AlH3
d) H2Te
e) BiF3

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Re: 2A.23

Postby Amy Luu 2G » Sun Oct 27, 2019 4:13 pm

I'm confused on part d of the problem. Why is hydrogen telluride H2Te? I don't know how to get this since i thought hydrogen would want to gain an electron so it would also be an anion?

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Re: 2A.23

Postby ahuang » Sun Oct 27, 2019 4:18 pm

Amy Luu 3L wrote:I'm confused on part d of the problem. Why is hydrogen telluride H2Te? I don't know how to get this since i thought hydrogen would want to gain an electron so it would also be an anion?


Telluride has a 2-, so it would need two Hydrogens since each Hydrogen has a 1+ charge.

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Re: 2A.23

Postby chari_maya 3B » Sun Oct 27, 2019 4:30 pm

Why is part C AlH3?


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