Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 3 - Section 3.6 - Molecular Compounds: Formulas and Names - For Practice: 3.10

Answer

The name of the acid is $nitrous$ $acid$.

Work Step by Step

The oxyanion is nitrite, which ends in $-ite$; therefore, the name of the acid is $nitrous$ $acid$.
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