# What is the formula for calcium acetate?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 17, 2018

#### Explanation:

In here, calcium is the cation, and has a charge of

And so, the formula would be

Acetate ion has the chemical formula of

And so, we get:

We can either keep it like this or simplify it.

If we want to simplify it, it becomes:

And then, we can rewrite it into: