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What does the term electrically neutral mean when discussing ionic compounds?

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If you look at ionic compound, they are formed by a metal and a nonmetal. A metal is a positive ion after losing electron(s) and a nonmetal is a negative ion after gaining electron(s). Since there are both + and -, they are now electrically neutral.

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