Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133611095
ISBN 13: 978-1-13361-109-7

Chapter 2 - Atoms, Molecules, and Ions - Additional Exercises - Page 79: 100


Sodium Arsenate Arsenic Acid Magnesium Antimonate

Work Step by Step

$Na$ is Sodium. $AsO_4$ is Arsenate. Because $Na_3AsO_4$ is an ionic compound, the name is Sodium Arsenate. $AsO_4$ is Arsenate. Because of the leading H, the substance is an acid and is called Arsenic Acid. $Mg$ is Magnesium. $SbO_4$ is Antimonate. Because $Mg_3(SbO_4)_2$ is an ionic compound, the name is Magnesium Antimonate.
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