Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 9 - Chemical Names and Formulas - 9 Assessment: 71

Answer

To write the formula of a binary molecular compound given its name, use the prefixes in the name to determine the subscript of each element in the formula. Then write the correct symbols for the two elements with the corresponding subscripts.

Work Step by Step

To write the formula of a binary molecular compound given its name, use the prefixes in the name to determine the subscript of each element in the formula. Then write the correct symbols for the two elements with the corresponding subscripts.
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