Read the statements a through f below, and decide which of them are true and which are false.
a) The ionic compounds contain only nonmetals.
b) Na2O and CaCl2 are molecular compounds.
c) Sulphur and chlorine have similar chemical properties because they are in the same period
of the periodic table.
d) Fluorine and chlorine, which are in the same group of the periodic table, have similar
e) An Fe2+ ion has 26 protons and 24 electrons.
f) An O2- ion has 6 protons and 8 electrons.
Indicate T or F
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