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Naming Binary Ionic Compounds

Naming Binary Ionic Compounds

Author: Christine Glieden

To learn how to write a name for a binary ionic compound. To learn how to wrtie a molecular formula for a binary ionic compound when given the systematic name. To learn how to name a binary ionic compound that includes a transition metal.


Binary Ionic Compound: "An ionic compoud containing only one type of cation and one type of anion. The compound may contain more than two ions but all the cations (usually a metal) are identical and all the anions (usually a nonmetal) are identical." G-2

So basically a nonmetal and a metal (for the most part) making a compound.

Nomenclature: another word for name, July 23rd, 2010

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Naming Binary Ionic Compounds: Name to Compound

This video goes through the naming of binary ionic compounds when given the name of the compound and finding the compound.

Compound to Name: Binary Ionic Compounds

This video goes through the way to find the name when given the compound.

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