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  • one year ago

If the formula for a compound is represented by X3Y2 and the charge on the Y ion is -3, what is the charge in the X ion?

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @Xaze @Astrophysics @midhun.madhu1987 @mathway @jagr2713 @LynFran @sierra_grey @nincompoop

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    my options are +1, +2, +3 and +4 i think its +3 because then the ratios would be the same, am i right or wrong?

  3. UnkleRhaukus
    • one year ago
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    3*x +2*y = 0 y = -3

  4. midhun.madhu1987
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1438143097706:dw|

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so +2?

  6. midhun.madhu1987
    • one year ago
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    for example in the case of Aluminium sulphate... its formula is |dw:1438143182037:dw|

  7. midhun.madhu1987
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1438143214822:dw| this exxample can be applied in ur case tooo

  8. midhun.madhu1987
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    Hope it is clear now

  9. anonymous
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    clearer i think it +2

  10. midhun.madhu1987
    • one year ago
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    yes

  11. midhun.madhu1987
    • one year ago
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    @JoannaBlackwelder

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