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The chemical formula for the compound formed by calcium ions and chloride ions is CaCl2.

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How many chloride ions are in calcium chloride?

The formula unit for calcium chloride is CaCl2. There are two chloride ions in one formula unit of calcium chloride. We can also say that there are two moles chloride ions in one mole of CaCl2.


How many moles of calcium ions are present in 166.5grams of calcium chloride?

The chemical formula for calcium chloride is CaCl2, and its formula weight is 110.99. The formula shows that each formula weight of calcium chloride contains one mole of calcium ions. In 166.5 grams, there are 166.5/110.99 or 1.500 formula weights of calcium chloride and the same number of moles of calcium ions.



What is the formula for calcium and chloride ions?

Calcium ion: Ca2+ Chloride ion: Cl-


What is the positive and negative ions if calcium chloride?

The chemical formula of calcium chloride is CaCl2. CaCl2------------Ca2+ + 2Cl-


The compound CaCl2 contain what ions?

One formula unit of calcium chloride, CaCl2, contains a calcium ion, Ca2+, and two chloride ions, Cl-.


What is calcium ions and chloride ions formula?

The ions should form CaCl2 because the two chlorine atoms each take an electron from calcium to form the chloride ion Cl-, and the calcium becomes Ca2+ ion.


Is calcium chloride a sulfite?

No, calcium chloride is CaCl2 containing calcium ions (Ca2+) and chloride ions (Cl-). A sulfite must contain sulfite ions (SO32-)


Will calcium chloride react with chloride?

Calcium chloride will not further react with chloride ions.


Is chloride ion the same as calcium chloride?

No the chloride ion is a chlorine atom that has gained an electron and has a -1 charge. Because it is charged the chloride ion must be accompanied by a positive ion of some sort to balance the charge. Calcium chloride is a compound that contains chloride ions (Cl-) and calcium ions (Ca2+) and has the formula CaCl2



How many calcium ions are needed to balance the charge of one chloride ion?

The calcium ion is doubly positively charged (Ca2+) while the chloride ion is singly negatively charged (Cl-). Two chloride ions are required to balance one calcium ion in the ionic compound calcium chloride. Therefore its chemical formula is CaCl2.


Why in the formula of CaCl2 there are twice as many chloride ions as in the formula of NaCl?

The, usually subscript,"2" after "Cl" indicates how many there are. Calcium chloride, CaCl2, has to Chloride ions while sodium chloride, NaCl, has only one (indicated by no number following the Cl).


What does CaCl2 the formula for?

CaCl2 is the formula for the salt Calcium Chloride. It is comprised of one calcium atom and two chlorine atoms, though these are technically present as ions. Calcium chloride reacts quickly with water in the atmosphere to form a hydrated salt.


Is chloride the same as calcium?

No: Calcium is Ca or Ca2+ and Chloride is Cl-. The compound made of both ions is: calcium chloride CaCl2


What ions are present in what ratio in a solution of aqueous calcium chloride?

The ions are: Ca2+ and Cl-; the ratio chloride ions/calcium ions is 2.


What is the formula for sodium bicarbonate and calcium chloride?

CaCl2 + 2 NaHCO3 ---> CaCO3 + 2 NaCl + H+ ions In other words... Sodium Bicarbonate is CHNaO3 Calcium Chloride is CaCl2


What is the formula for the compound formed by barium ions and chloride ions?

The formula for the ionic compound barium chloride is BaCl2.


How many ions in magnesium chloride?

The formula for magnesium chloride is MgCl2. There are one magnesium ion and two chloride ions, for a total of three ions per formula unit.


What is the formula for the ionic compound formed from calcium and chloride ions?

Calcium has a +2 oxidation number and chlorine has a -1 oxidation number. The Ca+2 and the Cl-1 will hook up in a one-to-two ratio, and you'll see CaCl2 as the molecular formula for calcium chloride.


How many atoms are in CaCl?

The correct formula is CaCl2. Calcium chloride, CaCl2, is an ionic compound and contains three ions per formula unit, one Ca2+ ion and two Cl- ions.



Does calcium chloride form ions in water?

Calcium chloride, or CaCl2, is an ionic salt comprised of calcium (C) and chlorine (Cl). CaCl2 disassociates when added to water into calcium cations and chloride anions.


What is the number of calcium atoms in calcium chloride?

Calcium ions have a charge of +2 and chlorine ions have a charge of -1. Because a compound is neutral, you need two chlorine atoms per calcium atom, thus giving us the formula of CaCl2. This tells us that there is one calcium atom in the compound.


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