Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.5 - Ionic Compounds: Formulas and Names - For Practice: 3.6

Answer

The name of the compound $FeS$ is iron (II) sulfide.

Work Step by Step

Sulfide ion has a -2 charge. So, to neutralize the charges, the iron ion has a +2 charge. So, the name of the compound $FeS$ is iron (II) sulfide.
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