Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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

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


Chromium (III) nitrate.

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Nitrate ion ($NO_{3}^{-}$) has a -1 charge. Chromium ion has a +3 charge. In order to balance charge, 3 atoms of nitrate ion should be present. Thus, the chemical formula will be $Cr(NO_{3})_{3}$. Therefore the name of the ionic compound is Chromium (III) nitrate.
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