Chemistry (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Section 2.6 - Ions and Ionic Compounds - Checkpoint - Page 60: 2.6.1



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We will use the Stock system to name this lead compound. Because sulfate has a -2 charge, lead would have to have a +2 charge in order for the compound to have a neutral charge. In the Stock system, a Roman numeral would denote the charge of the ion. Therefore, this lead ion would be the lead (II) ion with a charge of +2. The correct name of this compound would be lead (II) sulfate, option c).
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