Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 2 - Atoms, Molecules, and Ions - Exercises - Page 77: 2.72b


Sodium bromite.

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The presence of -ite means its a polyatomic anion with oxygen present. Sodium ion has a +1 charge and bromite ion ($BrO_{2}^{-}$) has a -1 charge. These charges are balanced. $NaBrO_{2}$ is therefore Sodium bromite.
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