What is the chemical formula for the compound formed between chromium(VI) and iodine?

1 Answer
Mar 20, 2018

Answer:

# CrI_6#

Explanation:

Chromium VI has an oxidation number value of +6.
Iodide an a negative ion normally has an oxidation number value of -1

# 1 xx +6 + 6 ( -1) = 0#

so it takes 6 Iodide ions to balance the 1 Chromium ion of +6

The formula then is

# CrI_6#