Naming Ionic Compounds - NamingIonicCompounds

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Naming Ionic Compounds Chemical Nomenclature  is the systematic naming of chemical compounds. Here  we examine just a few rules for chemical substances that can be named relatively  easily. 1. Name the cation (the more electropositive one) first and the anion (the more  electronegative one) second. 2. Monoatomic cations take their name from the element name. 3. Monoatomic anions take their names from the first part of the element name and  then add  "-ide" Cation Name H + Hydrogen Na + Sodium Al 3+ Aluminum Anion Name H - Hydride Cl - Chloride O 2- Oxide 4. What are the names for NaCl, MgO, and HBr? 5. NaCl = sodium chloride 6. MgO = magnesium oxide 7. HBr = hydrogen bromide 8. 9. When elements form more than one type of ionic compound Roman numerals are  used to indicate the charge on the cation.
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Fe 2+ and O 2- give FeO = Iron(II) Oxide Fe 3+ and O 2- give Fe 2 O 3 = Iron(III) Oxide
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course CHEMISTRY CHM1025 taught by Professor Laurachoudry during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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