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Crystal Structures and Chemical Formulas

CHEM-RYH3PI

The crystal structure of an ionic solid has M cations on its corners and X anions on its edges.

What is the chemical formula of this ionic compound?

A

$MX$

B

$MX_{2}$

C

$M_{2}X$

D

$MX_{3}$