Polyatomic Ions

Basic Chemistry (Chapters 1-16)

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Chemistry Names of Common Polyatomic Ions Ion Name Ion Name NH 4 + ammonium CO 3 2– carbonate NO 2 nitrite HCO 3 hydrogen carbonate or bicarbonate NO 3 nitrate ClO hypochlorite SO 3 2– sulfite ClO 2 chlorite SO 4 2– sulfate ClO 3 chlorate HSO 4 hydrogen sulfate or bisulfate ClO 4 perchlorate OH hydroxide C 2 H 3 O 2 acetate CN cyanide MnO 4 permanganate PO 4 3– phosphate Cr 2 O 7 2– dichromate HPO 4 2– hydrogen phosphate CrO 4 2– chromate H 2 PO 4 dihydrogen phosphate O 2 2– peroxide Common Cations with Multiple Valence Charges
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Unformatted text preview: Ion Systematic Name Older Name Fe 3+ iron (III) ferric Fe 2+ iron (II) ferrous Cu 2+ copper (II) cupric Cu + copper (I) cuprous Co 3+ cobalt (III) cobaltic Co 2+ cobalt (II) cobaltous Sn 4+ tin (IV) stannic Sn 2+ tin (II) stannous Pb 4+ lead (IV) plumbic Pb 2+ lead (II) plumbous Hg 2+ mercury (II) mercuric Hg 2 2+ mercury (I) mercurous...
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