Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133949649
ISBN 13: 978-1-13394-964-0

Chapter 2 Atoms, Molecules, and Ions - 2-8 Molecular Compounds: Formulas and Names - Review & Check for Section 2-8 - Page 77: 2



Work Step by Step

As the formula implies, the correct name is dinitrogen pentaoxide. The "di" is in front of Nitrogen since there are 2 Nitrogen atoms, while the "penta" in front of Oxygen shows that there are 5 Oxygen atoms.
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