Formula Naming Rules

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What makes a Binary Ionic Compound?

a metal and a nonmetal

Binary Ionic Compounds

cation- normal name
anion- suffix -ide

what makes a Polyatomic Ion/nonacid?

a polyatomic bonded with a metal

Polyatomic Ions/nonacids normal O's

ate

Polyatomic Ions/nonacids 1 less O

ite

Polyatomic Ions/nonacids 2 less O's

hypo-ite

Polyatomic Ions/nonacids 1 more O

per-ate

what makes a Polyatomic Ion/acid?

hydrogen bonded with a polyatomic

Polyatomic Ion/acid Normal O's

ic acid

Polyatomic Ion/acid 1 less O

ous acid

Polyatomic Ion/acid 2 less O's

hypo-ous acid

Polyatomic Ion/acid 1 more O

per-ic acid

Polyatomic Ion/acid no O's

hydro-ic acid

What makes a Covalent Binary?

two nonmetals

Naming a covalent binary

first element- normal name
second element- suffix ide and prefixes for subscript

Hydrates

ionic compound with water attached

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