Problem: Common oxyanions. The composition and charges of common oxyanions are related to their location in the periodic table.  (b) Predict the formula for the silicate ion, assuming it contains two Si atoms atom and follows the trends shown in the figure.

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Silicon → Group 4A & period 3


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Common oxyanions. The composition and charges of common oxyanions are related to their location in the periodic table.  



(b) Predict the formula for the silicate ion, assuming it contains two Si atoms atom and follows the trends shown in the figure.

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