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in the formula for calcium bromide (CaBr2), what does the subscripted two indicate?

A. the bromide atom has a charge of 2-
B. the bromide atom has a charge of 2+
C. there are two bromide atoms for every calcium atom.
D. there are two calcium atoms for every bromide atom

I say C.

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    There are two (2) bromine atoms (or ions) in the molecule

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