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anonymous
 3 years ago
Why is the answer to Be +O2 > _____, 2Be+ O2 > 2BeO instead of BeO2
anonymous
 3 years ago
Why is the answer to Be +O2 > _____, 2Be+ O2 > 2BeO instead of BeO2

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aaronq
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Be oxidizes to a 2+ charge, oxygen is 2, and their charges have to balance out. If it was BeO2, there would be a 2 charge on the molecule.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh! Gah. haha. I always forget about the charges. ^.^ *Blonde* Thanks once again. haha.

aaronq
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0haha no problem. well all have *blonde* days, trust me

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0haha. I feel like I have more than others at time. xD It makes me feel like a goof. haha. Oh wells.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0O2 is obviously a gas. . . Be solid? and BeO2 is. . . uhmmm. . .

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I want to say gas but I don't trust my guess. haha.
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