Unformatted text preview: Li F, lithium fluoride and NH 4 Cl, ammonium chloride. Note that some metals have more than one common charge and we use a Roman Numeral to designate which ion is present in the compound such as iron(III). ..read as iron 3. If a metal only has one common charge, the Roman Numeral is not used. The anions that are formed from single atoms are named by dropping the elemental suffix and adding "-ide"....
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- Fall '09
- Ion, ionic inorganic compounds