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

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  • CaO or calcium oxide is composed of Ca2+ and O2-. Recall that for compounds, charge of the ion goes to the subscript of the counterion. 

  • We can determine if CaO is ionic or covalent by analyzing Ca and O

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Predict whether CaO is ionic or covalent, based on the location of their constituent atoms in the periodic table.

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