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Chemistry 400 Nomenclature
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Nomenclature The term “nomenclature” refers to the system of names and terms used by chemists to name chemical compounds IUPAC nomenclature is a system of naming chemical compounds and of describing the science of chemistry in general developed and kept up to date by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).
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Nomenclature You will learn to name the following: simple ionic compounds (also called ionic salts or just salts); simple covalent compounds containing 2 elements (also called binary covalent compounds); simple acids (inorganic acids or mineral acids and 2 organic acids)
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Nomenclature How do you tell by the formula whether a compound is ionic, covalent, or an acid? Ionic compounds have a metal combined with a nonmetal, like NaCl You can also have a metal combined with a
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Nomenclature Covalent compounds typically have nonmetals bonded to other nonmetals (or metalloids), like
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Nomenclature Organic acids can have the H at the beginning of the formula but more commonly it is written at
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Nomenclature How to Write Name from Ionic Formula You will learn how to write the name of an ionic compound from its formula
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Nomenclature Practice finding the cation and the anion:
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Nomenclature 3. Once you have picked out the cation ask: Does the cation
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