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Chapter 5 Naming Compounds
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Classification of Pure Substances Substances are classified according to how they occur naturally (i.e. in the range of temperatures and pressures on the earth’s surface). We have already classified them as to pure substances or mixtures, and we know about heterogeneous and homogeneous mixtures. Here we look only at pure substances, which can be either elements or compounds
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Elements Elements occur in nature as solids (gold – Au) liquid (mercury – Hg) or gases (argon – Ar). Elements can be monatomic (He), Diatomic (O 2 ), or even polyatomic (O 3 , P 4 , S 8 ). Most elements do not occur in elemental form, but are tied up in compounds.
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Compounds Compounds can be binary (NaCl), ternary (HOBr) etc. This refers to the number of different kinds of atoms present. Hydrocarbons are all binary, carbohydrates are all ternary. What is another name for a monary compound?
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A Note on Structures and Formulas The chemical formula tells us the ratios of
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2008 for the course CHE 101 taught by Professor Churchhill during the Fall '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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