Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321809246
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Chapter 3 - Sections 3.1-3.12 - Exercises - Problems by Topic - Page 131: 56d


Name of the compound is $Chromium(III)\hspace{1mm} chloride$.

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$CrCl_{3}$ is an ionic compound. The metal chromium forms more than one type of ion. Here, charge on cation $Cr^{3+}$ is (III). Name of anion ($Cl^{-}$) is chloride. So, name of the compound is $Chromium(III)\hspace{1mm} chloride$.
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