Problem: Predict whether NCl 3 is ionic or covalent, based on the location of their constituent atoms in the periodic table.

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  • Recall that ionic compounds are usually composed of a metal + nonmetal, while covalent compounds are made up of nonmetal + nonmetal

  • In table below, blue elements (except H) appears to be metals while red are the nonmetals. Orange ones are the metalloids
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Predict whether NCl 3 is ionic or covalent, based on the location of their constituent atoms in the periodic table.

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