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: 2.76e


Perchloric acid.

Work Step by Step

Perchlorate ion $ClO_{4}^{-}$ has a -1 charge. Hydrogen ion has a +1 charge. Thus, the chemical formula will be $HClO_{4}$. -ate is changed to -ic and acid is added while naming. Therefore, the name will be Perchloric acid.
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