Chapter 02 - Naming Compounds Handout

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Unformatted text preview: 2-1NamingNamingBinary Ionic CompoundsBinary Ionic CompoundsName the ionic compound formed from the following pairs of elements:a)magnesium and nitrogena)iodine and cadmiuma)strontium and fluorinea)sulfur and cesiumSolution•magnesium nitride•cadmium iodide•strontium fluoride•cesium sulfide2-2Determining FormulasDetermining Formulasof Binary Ionic Compoundsof Binary Ionic CompoundsCompounds are electrically neutral. Write formulasfor the compounds named in the previous problemFind the smallest number of each ion which will produce a neutral formula. Use subscripts to the rightof the element symbol. a)Magnesium nitridea)Cadmium iodidea)Strontium fluoridea)Cesium sulfideSOLUTION(a)Mg2+and N3-; three Mg2+(6+) and two N3-(6-) Mg3N2(b)Cd2+and I-; one Cd2+(2+) and two I-(2-) CdI2(c)Sr2+and F-; one Sr2+(2+) and two F-(2-) SrF22-3Determining Names and Formulas of Ionic Compounds of Determining Names and Formulas of Ionic Compounds of Elements That Form More Than One IonElements That Form More Than One Ion...
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course CHEM 1311 taught by Professor Baishakhidas,ms. during the Spring '08 term at Alamo Colleges.

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