What is the name of this binary compound: #NaF#?

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May 31, 2017


Sodium fluoride


Sodium fluoride is a compound that is formed from a metal #(Na^+)#, and a non-metal #(F^-)#, where the sodium gives up its valence electron and fluorine readily accepts it to form an ionic bond.

Sodium fluoride is used in water supplies for the purpose of preventing tooth decays.