Binary compounds are made of two elements

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Binary compounds are made of two elements. metal + nonmetal = ionic compound nonmetal + nonmetal = covalent compound Name the more metallic element first. Use the element’s name. Name the less metallic element second. Add the suffix “ide” to the element’s stem.
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Unformatted text preview: Nonmetal Stems • Element Stem • Boron bor • Carbon carb • Silicon silic • Nitrogen nitr • Phosphorus phosph • Arsenic arsen • Antimony antimon • Oxygen ox • Sulfur sulf • Selenium selen • Tellurium tellur • Phosphorus phosph • Hydrogen hydr •...
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