# What is the name of the compound formed by combining potassiurn (K) with iodine (I) to form KI?

$\text{Potassium iodide}$
$K + \frac{1}{2} {I}_{2} \rightarrow K I$
This is a redox reaction. The metal is oxidized; the non-metal is reduced. The salt, $\text{potassium iodide}$, is the result.