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: 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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