What is the covalent compound formula for calcium hydroxide?

1 Answer
Jan 14, 2017



I think there is some confusion in your question. Calcium hydroxide consists of an ionic bond between a calcium ion, #Ca^(2+)# and a hydroxide ion, #OH^-#.

The hydroxide ion itself has a single covalent bond between the oxygen and the hydrogen atoms, and so it is a covalent compound ion.