2nd October 2019


How do you find the name of a compound?

Method 1 Basic Ionic Compounds
  1. Write down the formula of the ionic compound.
  2. Write the name of the metal, or the cation.This is the positively charged ion in the compound, and it is always written first in ionic compound formulas.
  3. Write the name of the nonmetal, or the anion, with the "-ide" ending.
  4. Combine the names.
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