Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

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


Sodium dihydrogen phosphate

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Sodium ion $K^{+}$ has a +1 charge and Dihydrogen phosphate ion $H_{2}PO_{4}^{-}$ has a -1 charge. Since the charges are balanced the chemical formula will be $NaH_{2}PO_{4}$ and thus, the name of the ionic compound will be Sodium dihydrogen phosphate.
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