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How do polyatomic ions differ from monatomic ions? A polyatomic ion is composed of more than one atom
How are polyatomic and monatomic ions similar? Both mono and polyatomic ions behave as a unit and carry a charge.
What is the only common group 3A metal? Aluminum
What two groups do the majority of elements usually not form ions from? Group 4A and 8A
For a classical name what does (-ous) mean? It is the cation with the smaller charge
For a classical name what does the (-ic) mean? It is the cation with a larger charge
What do the names of polyatomic anions end in? -ite or -ate
The -ite indicates what in a polyatomic chemical formula? it has one less oxygen atom than the -ate ending
All anions with the names ending in what, contain oxygen atoms? -ite or -ate
What did the French chemist Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier determine? Determined the composition of many compounds in his experiments to show how chemical compounds form. He developed a systematic method for naming chemical compounds.
What is an acid consisted of? An anion combined with as many hydrogen ions needed to make the molecule electrically neutral.
What is the general form of chemical formulas for acids? HnX
What does the general form of chemical formulas of acids stand for? H- hydrogen, n is the subscript showing the number of hydrogen atoms that are combined with the anion and X is a mono or polyatomic anion
How is the law of definite proportions consistent with Dalton's atomic theory? Dalton postulated that atoms combine in simple whole-number ratios.
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