Unformatted text preview: 1. Older method – add suffix “ic” to element’s Latin name for higher oxidation state – add suffix “ous” to element’s Latin name for lower oxidation state 2. Modern method – use Roman numerals in parentheses to indicate metal’s oxidation state Naming Some Inorganic Compounds Compound Old System Modern System FeBr 2 ferrous bromide iron(II) bromide FeBr 3 ferric bromide iron(III) bromide SnO stannous oxidetin(II) oxide...
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This note was uploaded on 11/25/2011 for the course CHEM 1211 taught by Professor Atwood during the Fall '07 term at UGA.
- Fall '07