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    distinguishing ionic vs covalent

    Despite my username, I am a Chemistry Dummy, so here's my simple question. I'm trying to develop the ability to easily and reliably determine if a compound is ionic or covalent based on either the name or the formula. Here's what I've noticed seem to be true as general rules: Ionic will...
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    ionic and covalent bonds

    which compounds have both ionic and covalent bonds? 1) sodium sulphate 2)carbon monoxide 3) ethanol ethanoate 4) magnesium floride the answer is 1) but why? also how do you derive this type of answers in future like in other questions?