1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Homework Help: Ionic compound

  1. Jun 22, 2006 #1
    A list of compounds and their formulae are given below. Select those compounds that are IONIC.
    (choose all that Apply)

    A.)sulfuric acid H2SO4
    B.) glucose C6H12O6
    C.) sodium ethanoate CH3COONa
    D.) magnesium Sulfate MgSO4
    E.) Propyl ethanoate CH3COOC3H7

    i've chosen C and D. am i correct?

    thanks lotsa:smile:
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jun 22, 2006 #2
    Yes, you are. :approve:

    Acids are always molecular compounds.
    The other compounds, B and E, are organic molecules.
     
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook