Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Atoms, Molecules, and Ions - Exercises: 2.77d

Answer

$N_2O_4$

Work Step by Step

In order to write the chemical formula for dinitrogen tetroxide, look at the prefixes. In front of the nitrogen there is a "di," which is the prefix for two. Thus, there are two nitrogens. The prefix for tetroxide is tetra, which means "4." This means that there are 4 oxygen atoms. The chemical formula for dinitrogen tetroxide is $N_2O_4$
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