An Ionic compound is a compoud composed of a metal and a non metal. Ba is the metal and I is the non-metal.
It's written form is Barium Iodide. You are not required to specify the roman numeral because Barium has a non-varying charge (2-).
Asked in Chemical Bonding
Is an ionic compound an example of a chemical compound or is a chemical compound an example of an ionic compound?
An ionic compound is an example of a chemical compound.
Asked in Elements and Compounds
What would the formula be if barium and iodine were to form an ionic compound?
It'd be BaI2 because Barium has a fixed oxidation state of +2, and Iodine has a fixed state of -1, so you need two Iodines to create a neutral charge. ...