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Naming Acids

Naming Acids

Description:
  1. Provide naming rules for common acids such as HCl, HF, HCN, etc.

  2. Demonstrate how to write the formula for an acid when given the name.

This packet will help a learner seeking knowledge of how to name inorganic acids.

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Tutorial

Polyatomic Ions Table

The video for naming acids will refer to a polyatomic ions table.  It is important to familiarize yourself with these ions before beginning.  Below is a list of common polyatomic ions.  Remember that poly means many so this table is used when there are more than two elements in the acid.

 

 

Naming Acids

Source: Jennifer Roushar

Formula Writing for Acids

Source: Jennifer Roushar