Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134112830
ISBN 13: 978-0-13411-283-1

Chapter 3 - Exercises: 7

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Binary ionic compounds are named by writing the name of the metal followed by nonmetal ending in –ide. For example, Sodium Chloride. If an ionic compound contains a polyatomic ion, then the name of the ion is written after the name of metal. For example NaNO_{3} is called Sodium Nitrate.

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