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Offline Jules18

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Combining Metalloids
« on: October 20, 2009, 09:28:46 PM »
When we're trying to write the name of this compound


and they're both metalloids, how do we know whether it's covalent or ionic?
(without an electronegativity table)

I was asked this question on a test and thought it was covalent, but they said it was ionic, so I guess I'm not as familiar as I should be with how to deal with metalloids.


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