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Chem3 Ch5.p5.C.1

Naming Covalent Compounds that contain only NM

Naming from Formulas:ProcessAnswer
Step 1 name the first NM
Step 2 Name the second NM by taking the root (first part) and adding -ide
Step 3 Insert prefixes into the name to reflect subscripts in the formula
Mono- 1
di- 2
tri- 3
tetra- 4
penta- 5
hexa- 6
hepta- 7
octa- 8
nona- 9
deca- 10
Step 4 Never start a name with the mono- !!!!!!!
Step 5 Eliminate the vowel on the end of the prefix to make the pronounciation easier.
CO Carbon Monoxide
CO2 Carbon dioxide
N2O4 dinitrogen tetroxide
SF6 Sulfur hexafluoride
NOT monooxide, it's_________. monoxide
NOT tetraoxide, it's________. tetroxide
Created by: nikkimem32