Give an example of ionic compound formation.


Ionic compounds can be defined as the crystalline solids formed by neatly packed ions of opposite charge. Ionic compounds are usually formed when metals react with non-metals.

  • Ionic compounds are ion compounds.
  • These ions are atoms that gain or lose electrons, resulting in a net positive or negative charge.
  • Metals tend to lose electrons, so they have a net positive charge and become cations.
  • Non-metals tend to gain electrons, creating a net negative charge of anions.
  • Ionic bond is formed between a metal and non-metal.

Ionic compound examples

Example of an ionic compounds are Sodium Chloride(NaCl). NH4Cl.

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