Ionic compounds

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Magnesium cations (Mg2+)
Oxide anions (O 2-)
A magnesium ion has a 2+ charge and the oxygen atom has a 2- charge. The formula for the ionic compound is MgO.
Would this be correct? Here is my work**
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Magnesium cations (Mg2+)
Oxide anions (O 2-)
A magnesium ion has a 2+ charge and the oxygen atom has a 2- charge. The formula for the ionic compound is MgO.
 
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A magnesium ion has a 2+ charge and the oxygen atom has a 2- charge. The formula for the ionic compound is MgO.
Yes, that's correct.
 
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