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# Help me solve this Magnesium reacts with an element (X) to form an ionic compound. If the ground state electronic configuration of (X) is 1s2 2s2 2p3, the simplest formula for this compound is

Magnesium reacts with an element (X) to form an ionic compound. If the ground state electronic configuration of (X) is 1s2 2s2 2p3, the simplest formula for this compound is

• Option 1)

Mg2X

• Option 2)

MgX2

• Option 3)

Mg2X3

• Option 4)

Mg3X2

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Mg ion $\Rightarrow$ Mg2+  , X = N

Nitrogen ion = X3-

Option 1)

Mg2X

Option 2)

MgX2

Option 3)

Mg2X3

Option 4)

Mg3X2

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