Formula-Name other Cations - This happens with the common...

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Formula/Name Other Cations Transition Metal Cations and Lead and Mercury Transition metal cations, and cations of lead and mercury, can have more than one oxidation state. In this case, the oxidation state is specified as a roman numeral in parentheses. For example: Fe 3+ is named iron(III) ...... Fe 2+ is named iron(II) Hg 2+ is named mercury(II) Pb 4+ is named lead(IV) Sometimes the oxidation state is really common and the parentheses are often omitted.
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Unformatted text preview: This happens with the common oxidation states of silver, nickel, copper, and lead: Ion Common Name IUPAC Name Ag + ...silver silver(I) Ni 2+ ...nickel nickel(II) Cu 2+ ...copper copper(II) Pb 2+ ...lead lead(II) Zn 2+ ...zinc zinc, always +2 OWL will accept either the common name or the formal name for these ions....
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2009 for the course CHEMISTRY 105 taught by Professor Brozak during the Spring '09 term at Washington State University .

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