## Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

$HClO$
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)