Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 3 - Sections 3.1-3.12 - Exercises - Problems by Topic - Page 131: 39a


The full name is tin(II) oxide

Work Step by Step

The charge on Sn must be 2+ for the compound to be charge-neutral with the $O^{2-}$ anion. The name for SnO is the name of the cation, tin, followed by the charge of the cation in parentheses (II) and the base name of the anion, ox, with the ending - ide. The full name is tin(II) oxide.
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