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Naming Binary Covalent Compounds

Naming Binary Covalent Compounds

Description:
  1. Explain what makes a compound binary and covalent.

  2. Introduce Greek prefixes such as mono-, di-, tri-, etc.

  3. Provide naming rules for binary covalent compounds and give examples.

  4. Demonstrate how to write a molecular formula for a binary covalent compound when given the systematic name.

This packet will help a learner seeking knowledge of how to name binary covalent compounds.

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What is a Binary Covalent Compound?

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Prefixes in Binary Covalent Compounds

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Steps for Naming Binary Covalent Compounds

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Examples for Naming Binary Covalent Compounds

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Formula Writing for Binary Covalent Compounds

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