Chemistry

Question

What is the the formula for the compound cobalt(II) phosphate.

1 Answer

  • Cobalt(II) has a charge of 2+
    Phosphate has a charge of 3-

    Because it's an ionic compound, you will need to take the charge and make them subscripts.

    The formula for cobalt(II) phosphate is Co₃(PO₄)₂

    Your answer is
    [tex]\sf{Co_3(PO_4)_2}[/tex]
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