Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 3 - Self-Assessment Quiz: Q6

Answer

The correct answer is (b).

Work Step by Step

The anion in this compound is acetate ($C_2H_3O_2^-$), which has a -1 charge. But the compound is neutral. So, the cation lead ($Pb^{2+}$) has a +2 charge to make the compound neutral. $Pb$ shows variable valencies, so the name of the compound is $ lead(II) acetate$. So, the correct answer is (b)
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