## Chemistry (12th Edition)

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# Chapter 9 - Chemical Names and Formulas - 9 Assessment - Page 298: 73

#### Answer

Hydrochloric acid.

#### Work Step by Step

HCL is composed of hydrogen and chloride ions. Since the anion ends in -ide, we use Rule 1. Therefore, the acid is called hydrochloric acid.

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