Naming Binary Ionic Compounds

Naming Binary Ionic Compounds

  1. Explain what makes a compound binary and ionic.

  2. Provide naming rules for binary ionic compound and give examples.

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

  4. Demonstrate how to name a binary ionic compound that includes a transition metal.

This packet should help a learner seeking knowledge of how to name binary ionic compounds.

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What is a Binary Ionic Compound?

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Steps in Naming Binary Ionic Compounds

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Examples for Naming Binary Ionic Compounds

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Naming Compounds with a Transition Metal

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Formula Writing for Binary Ionic Compounds

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