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chem Q5 (3.1)

stoichiometry the science of the numerical relationships between elements and compounds
chemical formulas symbolic representations that specify the elements present in a compound and the relative numbers of atoms of each element present
molecular, ionic two major categories of chemical compounds
molecular compounds compounds made of groups of two or more atoms linked together
molecules groups of two or more atoms linked together by chemical bonds to form distinct units
ionic compounds compounds made of electrically charged particles
ions electrically charged particles
molecular formula tells how many of each type of atom are found in an actual molecule of that substance
empirical formula shows only the simplest ratio of atoms in a compound
formula unit (identical to empirical formula) simplest ratio of atoms in an ionic compound
-ide added to the end of the second element's name when naming chemical compounds
molecular compounds containing two nonmetals the method of naming compounds we learn is used mostly to name what
mono- one atom prefix
di- two atom prefix
tri- three atom prefix
tetra- four atom prefix
penta- five atom prefix
hexa- six atom prefix
hepta- seven atom prefix
octa- eight atom prefix
nona- nine atom prefix
deca- ten atom prefix
Created by: tatianaprince