Polyatomic Ions List A

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Fluoride

(Flu or InDecent Exposure: Would you rather?)

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F-

(No Flu: F-) (No = , F=Flue

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Hydride

(Hyd Ride: Hyde your Ride before your mom sees the dent)

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H-

(No Hope if your mom  sees your ride: Hope  = H, No = )

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Chloride

(Cholo‘s Ride Low)

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Cl-

(Cl – ho’s: Cholo’s)

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Hypochlorite

(Hypos Like Chlorine, Rite?)

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ClO-

(Hypos don’t like chlorine: ChlOrine )

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Chlorite

(Chlorine doesn’t taste rite)

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ClO2-

(came ClOse 2 dying() after drinking chlorine)

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Chlorate

(Chlorine we ate, eww!)

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ClO3-

(3 Clones didn’t() like the taste)

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Perchlorate

(Perched on a bench, Lora ate)

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ClO4-

(Lora couldn’t () find a 4 leaf ClOver)


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Bromide

(Bromance are ideal)

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Br-

(Your just a Bro without () the romance)

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Hypobromite

(do you have Hypo (hippo) Bromance are all rItes)

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BrO-

(Bros Over hoes ( = hoes are seen as negative or bad))

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Bromite

(my Bro mite have 2 leave)

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BrO2-

(BrO has 2 leave ( = leaving is bad or negative)

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Bromate

(My Bro are my roommates)

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BrO3-

(My 3 BrOs took away () my skates)

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Perbromate

(Percy brought home another mate)

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BrO4-

(My over 4 BrOs can’t () get a mate)

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Iodide
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I-
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Hyoiodite
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IO-
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Iodite
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IO2-
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Iodate

(I Over date)

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IO3-

(I Over date: had () 3 dates)

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Periodate

(Peri over dates)

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IO4-

 

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Acetate

(Ace is tate‘s nickname)

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CH3COO-

 

C2H3O2-

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Arsenate

(The Arsenist ate while watching the building burn in flames)

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AsO v4 ^3-

(v4 means the 4 is on the bottom, ^3 above like an exponent)

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Borate

(Borise the aminal, ate like an animal)

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BO v3 ^3-

(v3 means the three is on bottom and ^3 means its up top like an exponent)

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Chromate
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CrO v4 ^2-

 

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Dischromate
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Cr2O7 ^2-
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Cyanide
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CN-
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Thiocyanate
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