Problem: (a) Which of the following are ionic, and which are molecular?  Drag the compounds into the appropriate bins.PF5, LaP, N2O4, CoCO3, NaI, Ca(NO3)2, FeCl3, SCl2

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We are asked which of the following are ionic, and which are molecular


Ionic compounds are usually made of metal and non-metal.

Molecular compounds are usually all non-metals. 

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(a) Which of the following are ionic, and which are molecular?  Drag the compounds into the appropriate bins.


PF5, LaP, N2O4, CoCO3, NaI, Ca(NO3)2, FeCl3, SCl2

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