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What is a stable ion formed from a single atom?

Monatomic ion

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What is an ionic compound consisting of only two elements?

Binary ionic compound

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What is a unit formed when two elements bond with a covalent bond?

Molecular compound

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What unit is formed when ions bond with an ionic bond?

Formula unit

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What are two nonmetallic atoms joined by a covalent bond?

Binary molecular compound

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What is the electron configuration of a stable atom?

Noble gas

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A system of nomenclature used today for ions and compounds is what?

Stock

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Method used to determine an empirical formula.

Crossover

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What is the only polyatomic ion with a positive charge?

Ammonium

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Suffix for oxyanion with greater number of oxygen atoms.

-ate

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Suffix for oxyanion with lesser number of oxygen atoms

-ite

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Suffix for monatomic anion or more electronegative atom

-ide

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Polyatomic anion that contains oxygen is...

Oxyanion

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A numerical value that indicates the number of electrons an atom or ion might contribute or receive in a chemical reaction.

Oxidation number

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A stable ion composed of two or more different atoms that function as a group.

Polyatomic ion

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When a cation has more than one positive charge, the charge is indicated with a _________ in parentheses directly after the name of the cation.

Roman numeral

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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

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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.

Prefix

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The second name of a binary molecular compound named under the older nomenclature consists of the root of the element name, a __________ if more than one compound may be formed, and the suffix __________.

Prefix; -ide