# Sodium Chloride

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Sodium chloride, also known as salt, is an ionic compound with the formula NaCl. The above shows the process of sodium chloride formation. Which of following statements is correct?

a) The electron configurations of $$Na^+$$ and $$Cl^-$$ are the same as that of inert gas.

b) Sodium chloride is formed with $$1:1$$ ratio of $$Na^+$$ and $$Cl^-$$.

c) When an ionic compound is formed, the electron transfer occurs from $$Na$$ atom to $$Cl$$ atom.

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