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Ionic compounds are chemical compounds that are formed by an ionic bond, which means that two or more atoms combine by transferring or sharing one or more electrons. These compounds are also called electrovalent compound... More »

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An ionic compound is a substance formed from the chemical binding of elements with opposite charges. The force of attraction between opposite charges keeps the molecule together. Common table salt, or sodium chloride, is... More »

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One of the more common ionic compounds that is used often is baking soda. Baking soda is also known as bicarbonate or hydrogen carbonate. More »

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Ionic compounds are solids, possess high melting points, conduct electricity, are hard but brittle and are formed from an ionic bond between one metal and one nonmetal. An ionic bond is a bond between two elements with o... More »

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