The formula of a salt is XCl2

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Selena TateSelena Tate Staff asked 7 years ago

Please Help me in a chemistry question:

The formula of a salt is XCl2. The X-ion in this salt has 24 electrons. The metal X is __________.

a) Zn

b) Pd

c) Fe

d) Ni

e) V

1 Answers
ubforumubforum Staff answered 7 years ago

The formula of a salt is XCl2. The X-ion in this salt has 24 electrons. The metal X is :
Fe (Iron)