Hydroxide Ion: Definition & Formula


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Hydroxide is composed of which of the following?

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1. Which of the following can be used to describe hydroxide?

2. Which of the following best describes the chemical structure of the hydroxide compound?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Hydroxide is found in several chemicals. Use this quiz/worksheet to test your understanding of its properties and formula.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These practice questions address:

  • Hydroxide's components
  • Characteristics of hydroxide
  • Uses of hydroxide
  • The internal structure of the hydroxide compound

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately describe hydroxide's characteristics
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the elements of hydroxide
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the negative charge of hydroxide ions and the internal structure of the hydroxide compound

Additional Learning

Refer to the lesson called Hydroxide Ion: Definition & Formula for more detailed information on this ionic compound. The information in this lesson can also help you with these objectives:

  • Define base in chemical terms
  • Know what an ionic compound is
  • Identify the formula for hydroxide