# Problem: Based on the lattice energies of MgCl2 and SrCl2 given in Table 8.1 in the textbook, what is the range of values that you would expect for the lattice energy of CaCl2?

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The given elements have the same anion and vary in the cation.

Based on Table 8.1 the lattice energy of MgCl2 is 2522 kJ/mol and for SrCl2 is 2127 kJ/mol. ###### Problem Details

Based on the lattice energies of MgCl2 and SrCl2 given in Table 8.1 in the textbook, what is the range of values that you would expect for the lattice energy of CaCl2?

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