## General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry: Structures of Life (5th Edition)

to name an Ionic compound you write the metal ion first, followed by the first syllable of the nonmetal with "ide". a.$Al_2O_3$ the metal comes first (Aluminium) then, the first syllable of the nonmetal (ox) is "ide" (oxide) - Aluminium Oxide you can find this at page 192 topic 6.3 "Naming and Writing Ionic Formulas" For more examples, study table 6.4 at page 192