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: 2.75b


Hydrobromic acid or hydrogen bromide.

Work Step by Step

Hydrogen ion has a +1 charge whereas Bromide ion has a -1 charge. Since the charges are balanced, the chemical formula is $HBr$. The name of the compound can be hydrogen bromide or hydrobromic acid (Due to the presence of hydrogen ions used to neutralize the charge on bromide anion).
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