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: 2.75d



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Hypochlorite anion ($ClO^{-}$) has a -1 charge. Hydrogen ion ($H^{+}$) has a +1 charge. The charges are balanced. So chemical formula will be $HClO$. When naming, the -ite in hypochlorite is changed to -ous (Hypochlorous acid)
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