Naming Acids

Naming Acids

  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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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