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: 2.72i


Potassium permanganate.

Work Step by Step

Potassium ion ($K^{+}$) has a +1 charge and permanganate ion ($MnO_{4}^{-}$) has a -1 charge. Since the charges are balanced, the chemical formula is $KMnO_{4}$. Thus the name of the ionic compound is Potassium permanganate.
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