Chemistry: Principles and Practice (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0534420125
ISBN 13: 978-0-53442-012-3

Chapter 2 - Atoms, Molecules, and Ions - Questions and Exercises - Exercises - Page 87: 2.106


(a) SF$_{2}$ (b) SiCl$_{4}$ (c) GaCl$_{3}$ (d) N$_{2}$O$_{3}$

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For molecular compounds, prefixes are used to denote the number of atoms of each element in the compound. Therefore, we can add the number of atoms as a subscript to the immediate right of the elemental symbol. (a) SF$_{2}$ (b) SiCl$_{4}$ (c) GaCl$_{3}$ (d) N$_{2}$O$_{3}$
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