Unformatted text preview: Add the word then the polyatomic ion. acid . (If two elements are present, name both, then the Write the prefix polyatomic ion.) hydro , then the name of the Name the polyatomic first, second element Are both elements then name the element second. with the -ic nonmetals? If there are two polyatomics, ending. Add the No Yes name the first, then the second. word acid . Name the first Are both elements element, then the the same? second element No Yes with -ide ending. Name the first element using the It is a diatomic proper prefix (di, tri, etc.), but never element. The mono. Name the second element with compound has the the proper prefix (including mono) same name as the and the -ide ending. element....
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- Atom, Journal of, Polyatomic ion, Chemical Education