Question #1fc63

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Feb 2, 2017

Answer:

How about.........?

Explanation:

#"The oxidation number of the elemental ions in ionic compounds"#
#"is equal to the charge of the individual ions."#

And thus the oxidation numbers of sodium and chlorine in the salt sodium chloride are #+I# and #-I# respectively. (Typically, we use Roman numerals to specify oxidation number.)