Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.6 - Molecular Compounds: Formulas and Names - For Practice: 3.8

Answer

The name of the compound is dinitrogen pentoxide.

Work Step by Step

The name of the compound ($N_2O_5)$ is the name of the first element, nitrogen, prefixed by $di-$ to indicate two, followed by the base name of the second element, $ox$, prefixed by $pent-$ to indicate five and given the suffix -ide. So, the name of the compound is dinitrogen pentoxide.
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