10493 asked in Science & MathematicsChemistry · 6 months ago

# Can you help me write the symbol for the formula of the compound?

K+, O^2-

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• 6 months ago

Potassium and oxygen ....

Potassium and oxygen can form three different compounds

K2O ....... potassium oxide, where the oxidation state of K is +1 and O is -2

K2O2 ..... potassium peroxide, where K is +1 and O is -1 (O2^2-)

KO2 ....... potassium superoxide, where K is +1 and O is -½

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6 months ago

Potassium oxide....formula K2O.