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Unformatted text preview: attract one another; this is referred to as an Ionic Bond Chapter 1.8 Names of Compounds • A compound can be identified by its formula, or by its name • Water (H2O), ammonia (NH3), hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), hydrazine (N2H4), nitric oxide (NO), nitrous oxide (N2O), methane (CH4) • Monoatomic cations simply use the corresponding metal name: Na+ sodium, K+ potassium • Some metals form more than one cation: Fe2+ iron(II), Fe3+ iron(III) • Monoatomic anions are named by adding –ide: O2- oxide, S2- sulfide, F- fluoride, Cl- chloride • When a non- metal forms two oxide ions we use –ate (more oxygen), and –ite (less oxygen) • If there are more than two oxoanions, we also use per- and hypo- Chapter 1.8 Cont’d Number prefixes; • • Second...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2014 for the course CHEM 1024 taught by Professor Dr.zhifengding during the Winter '12 term at UWO.

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