Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 3 - Sections 3.1-3.12 - Exercises - Problems by Topic: 52c

Answer

$H_{2}SO_{4}$( aq ) is sulfuric acid.

Work Step by Step

Oxyacids with oxanions ending in -ate are named as : $ 'base name \hspace{1mm}of \hspace{1mm}oxyanion' + ic + acid$ The base name of oxyanion $SO_{4}^{2-}$ (sulfate) is $sulfur$ , so $H_{2}SO_{4}$( aq ) is sulfuric acid.
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