5D Solubility and Solutions

The Formation of Ions

The formation of positive and negative ions is discussed. Furthermore, the type of ion an element tends to form is a function of its position in the periodic table. Duration: 9:45.



If you understand what an ion is and what a dipole is, then you can understand how there can be an attraction between the two. Duration: 4:09.

The Formation of Ionic Compounds

An ionic compound is a compound consisting of ions held together by the ionic bond. Elements that form ionic bonds with each other tend to be found on opposite sides of the periodic table. Duration: 7:14.