Solution: Which of the following characteristics does not apply to ionic compounds? a. formed between a metal and a nonmetal. b. the simplest unit is a molecule c. transfer of electrons occurs d. metal gives away electrons e. all of them apply to ionic compounds

Problem

Which of the following characteristics does not apply to ionic compounds?

a. formed between a metal and a nonmetal.

b. the simplest unit is a molecule

c. transfer of electrons occurs

d. metal gives away electrons

e. all of them apply to ionic compounds