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Question

how many atoms of metals and of non metals are shown for the compound sodium sulfate in the formula Na2SO4?

Answer

2 atoms Na – metal

4 atoms O – nonmetal

1 atom S – nonmetal.

thus 2 metals and 5 nonmetals

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Metal: 2 atoms of Na

Non-metals: 1 atom of S and 4 atoms of oxygen, so in total, 5 atoms

Hence, 2 atoms of metal and 5 atoms of non-metals

 

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