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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