Question #9975a

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Dec 15, 2014

Chemical name of salt is sodium chloride.

  1. It is an ionic compound . Ionic compounds are those compounds which are formed by the transfer of electrons. They are always formed between a metal and a non-metal.

  2. It has a chemical formula of NaCl.

  3. It is prepared by chlor- alkali process.

  4. USES:- It is used as a common food ingridient, found in ocean water, it is used in industries to produce sodium carbonate and calcium chloride. Also, it is used to bleach wood pulp in paper industry.