Unformatted text preview: Naming Some Inorganic Compounds 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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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