A few more anions to learn - Cyanide and hydroxide are...

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A few more anions to learn Cyanide CN - Hydroxide OH - Hydrogen carbonate or Bicarbonate HCO 3 - Hydrogen sulfate or Bisulfate HSO 4 - Note the "ide" ending for cyanide and hydroxide. This ending is usually reserved for simple monatomic anions (like chloride, Cl
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Unformatted text preview: -). Cyanide and hydroxide are exceptions to this rule. For hydrogen carbonate and hydrogen sulfate note that H + has been added to a -2 oxyanion, reducing the charge by one. Older nomenclature uses the prefix 'bi' in place of 'hydrogen'....
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