Chemistry (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
ISBN 10: 0078021529
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-152-7

Chapter 2 - Key Skills Problems: 2.3

Answer

$C)$ Nitrogen Trichloride.

Work Step by Step

The correct name for the molecular formula $NCl_{3}$ is Nitrogen Trichloride. Because the first element is Nitrogen (N) and since there are three chlorine atoms, the prefix that would apply is "Tri." When we combine the two, we get Nitrogen Trichloride.
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