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Unformatted text preview: formula name (root highlighted) formula name (anion root highlighted) nitr ate nitr ic acid nitr ite nitr ous acid perbrom ate perbrom ic acid hypoiod ite hypoiod ous acid sulf ate sulfur ic acid * sulf ite sulfur ous acid * * Once again, there's a slight difference in the root for ordinary anions and acids containing sulfur. Finally, sometimes the anion will have an irregular name. If the name of the anion ends in -ide , name the acid the way you name binary acids. If the name of the anion ends in -ate , name the acid the way you name oxyacids. anion acid formula name (root highlighted) formula name (anion root highlighted) cyan ide hydro cyan ic acid thiocyan ate thiocyan ic acid acet ate acet ic acid oxal ate oxal ic acid...
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- Spring '07
- Van Koppen