Flashcards in Chemicals Names And Formulas Deck (19):
What is a stable ion formed from a single atom?
What is an ionic compound consisting of only two elements?
Binary ionic compound
What is a unit formed when two elements bond with a covalent bond?
What unit is formed when ions bond with an ionic bond?
What are two nonmetallic atoms joined by a covalent bond?
Binary molecular compound
What is the electron configuration of a stable atom?
A system of nomenclature used today for ions and compounds is what?
Method used to determine an empirical formula.
What is the only polyatomic ion with a positive charge?
Suffix for oxyanion with greater number of oxygen atoms.
Suffix for oxyanion with lesser number of oxygen atoms
Suffix for monatomic anion or more electronegative atom
Polyatomic anion that contains oxygen is...
A numerical value that indicates the number of electrons an atom or ion might contribute or receive in a chemical reaction.
A stable ion composed of two or more different atoms that function as a group.
When a cation has more than one positive charge, the charge is indicated with a _________ in parentheses directly after the name of the cation.
When naming __________ compounds, the name of the cation is written first; when naming ____________ compounds, the name of the element with the lower electronegativity is written first.
Binary ionic; binary molecular
If the older nomenclature is used to name a binary molecular compound, a _________ is attached to the names of one or both elements in the compound.