Ternary Acids and Their Salts are made of three elements

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Ternary Acids and Their Salts are made of three elements. Two of the compounds are chosen as the basis for the nomenclature system. Higher oxidation state for nonmetal is named (stem)ic acid. Lower oxidation state for nonmetal is named (stem)ous acid Salts are named based on the acids. Anions of -ic acids make “ate” salts. Anions of -ous acids make “ite” salts. Names and Formulas of the Common “ic” acids
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Unformatted text preview: Naming these compounds will be easier if you have this list memorized. Group Name Formula IIIA boric acid H 3 BO 3 IVA carbonic acid H 2 CO 3 silicic acid H 4 SiO 4 VA nitric acid HNO 3 phosphoric acid H 3 PO 4 arsenic acid H 3 AsO 4 VIA sulfuric acid H 2 SO 4 selenic acid H 2 SeO 4 telluric acid H 6 TeO 6 VIIA chloric acid HClO 3 bromic acid HBrO 3 iodic acid HIO 3...
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