Naming Ionic Compounds Flashcard

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NH4+
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ammonium
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monatomic anions
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1 Ion, element name and “-ide”
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Br-
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Bromide
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S2-
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Sulfide
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N3-
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Nitride
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Polyatomic Anions
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Many ions, element name and “-ate”
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NO3-
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nitrate
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(CO3)2-
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Carbonate
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(PO4)3-
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Phosphate
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(SO4)2-
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Sulfate
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ClO3-
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Chlorate
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When to use “-ite”
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One less oxygen atom than the “-ate” form
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NO2-
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Nitrite
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(SO3)2-
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Sulfite
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(ClO2)-
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Chlorite
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When to add “hypo-“
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One less oxygen than the “-ite” form
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ClO-
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hypochlorite
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When to add “per-“
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One more oxygen atom than the -ate form
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ClO4-
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Perchlorate

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