common polyatomic ions

common polyatomic ions - names and formulae there are rules...

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common polyatomic ions name chemical formula comments ammonium cation Ammonium and hydronium are the only  polyatomic cations you are likely to meet in  general chemistry. hydronium cation Hydronium cations and hydroxide anions  are very important in the chemistry of acids  and bases. hydroxide anion acetate anion The formula for acetate anion can also be  written   . cyanide anion   peroxide anion   carbonate anion These are -some of the most common  oxoanions. Once you've memorized their 
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Unformatted text preview: names and formulae, there are rules for naming other, less common oxoanions. nitrate anion phosphate anion sulfate anion chlorate anion bromate anion iodate anion chromate anion permanganate anion The names of the less common oxoanions are formed from the name of the most common by adding prefixes and suffixes, like so: less atoms less ato m most common oxoanion more atom hypo chlor ite chlor ite chlor ate per chlor ate...
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