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In the following pairs of binary compounds, determine
which one is a molecular substance and which one is an
ionic substance. Use the appropriate naming convention
(for ionic or molecular substances) to assign a name to each
compound: (a) SiF4 and LaF3, (b) FeCl2 and ReCl6, (c) PbCl4
and RbCl.

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Step 1

(a)

SiF4 - Silicon tetrafluoride

 SiF4 is a molecular substance.

LaF3 - Lanthanum fluoride

LaF3 is an ionic substance.

Step 2

(b)

ReCl6 - Rhenium hexachloride

ReCl6 is a molecular substance.

FeCl2 - Ferrous ch...

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