What is the formula for rubidium chloride?

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Aug 7, 2017

Answer:

The formula for rubidium chloride is #"RbCl"#.

Explanation:

Rubidium #"Rb"# is an alkali metal. It wants to lose one electron to become stable. Chlorine #"Cl"# is a halogen. It wants to gain and electron to become stable. So if we add the two together we get:
#"Rb"^+ + "Cl"^- -> "RbCl"#.