Ch 10: Ionic Compounds

About This Chapter

With this overview of ionic compounds, improve your understanding of how these compounds are formed and named. Concise but filled with important information, the lessons are designed to help you with homework or test preparation.

Ionic Compounds - Chapter Summary

While studying these lessons, you can heighten your understanding of ionic compounds. One of the topics covered is the ability of ionic compounds to conduct electricity. This chapter can also help you understand binary and polyatomic compounds. After reviewing the lessons, you should be ready to do the following:

  • Discuss the formation and structure of ionic compounds
  • List properties of ionic compounds
  • Name all ionic compounds
  • Write the chemical formula for a binary ionic compound

These lessons can help you quickly grasp the concepts covered. A brief quiz is available to test your knowledge of each lesson, and the quizzes can be printed for use as a study tool. Vocabulary words are highlighted in bold for quick reference.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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