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Ionic or covalent- check this please

  1. Nov 10, 2005 #1
    Classify each of the following as ionic or covalent. I did all but I am not really sure about this one. NH4NO3 I put covalent. Is this correct? Thanks
     
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  3. Nov 10, 2005 #2
    Well no because NH4NO3 is comprised of a NH4+ ion and a NO3- ion. The bonds in the ions themselves, however, are covalent, but the answer you are looking for is ionic.
     
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