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N-1 NOMENCLATURE OF SIMPLE INORGANIC COMPOUNDS A. Binary Ionic Compounds (two elements) 1. Metals (one oxidation state) + Non-metal Metal element name + non-metal element “stem” + “ide” Examples: LiBr Lithium Bromide CaO Calcium Oxide Al 2 O 3 Aluminum Oxide Mg 3 N 2 Magnesium Nitride
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Common Monatomic Cations and Anions Cation Name Anion Name H + hydrogen H hydride Li + lithium F fluoride Na + sodium Cl chloride K + potassium Br bromide Cs + cesium I iodide Be 2+ berillium O 2– oxide Mg 2+ magnesium S 2– sulfide Ca 2+ calcium N 3– nitride Ba 2+ barium P 3– phosphide Al 3+ aluminum Ag + silver Zn 2+ zinc
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2. Metals ( > one oxidation state) + Non-metal Roman numeral oxidation state Examples: FeCl 2 Iron (II) Chloride FeCl 3 Iron (III) Chloride CuBr Copper (I) Bromide CuBr 2 Copper (II) Bromide SnO Tin (II) Oxide SnO 2 Tin (IV) Oxide TiCl 2 Titanium (II) Chloride TiCl 3 Titanium (III) Chloride TiCl 4 Titanium (IV) Chloride
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N-2 NOMENCLATURE OF SIMPLE INORGANIC COMPOUNDS
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