- X is in Group 17, period 3
- Y is in group 2 Period 4.
- X is non-metal
- Y is metal
(c) Y Oxide will be basic in nature. The compound is formed by an ionic bond.
Metallic oxides are basic in nature because they react with dilute acids to form salt and water. Group 1 & 2 oxides are highly alkaline in nature that is why group 1 is called alkaline metals and group 2 is called Alkaline Earth metals.
Electron dot structure of calcium chloride