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    Consider houw group 1 elements react with halogens

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    QUESTION:
    Complete and balance the equation: Na+I_2 =>

    Name the product of the reaction.

    HINT:
    Consider how group 1 elements react with halogens.

    1) Determine the product of the reaction. As a general rule, a metal will combine with a nonmetal to form an ionic compound.

    2) Balance the equation.

    3) Name the product. To name an ionic compound, give the name of the cation followed by the name of the anion, and do not use any prefixes. The names of monoatomic anions always end in -ide.

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