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Ch.1 - Intro to General Chemistry
Ch.2 - Atoms & Elements
Ch.3 - Chemical Reactions
BONUS: Lab Techniques and Procedures
BONUS: Mathematical Operations and Functions
Ch.4 - Chemical Quantities & Aqueous Reactions
Ch.5 - Gases
Ch.6 - Thermochemistry
Ch.7 - Quantum Mechanics
Ch.8 - Periodic Properties of the Elements
Ch.9 - Bonding & Molecular Structure
Ch.10 - Molecular Shapes & Valence Bond Theory
Ch.11 - Liquids, Solids & Intermolecular Forces
Ch.12 - Solutions
Ch.13 - Chemical Kinetics
Ch.14 - Chemical Equilibrium
Ch.15 - Acid and Base Equilibrium
Ch.16 - Aqueous Equilibrium
Ch. 17 - Chemical Thermodynamics
Ch.18 - Electrochemistry
Ch.19 - Nuclear Chemistry
Ch.20 - Organic Chemistry
Ch.22 - Chemistry of the Nonmetals
Ch.23 - Transition Metals and Coordination Compounds
Binary Acid Nomenclature

Concept #1: Rules for Naming Binary Acids

binary acid is a covalent compound that contains an H+ ion connected to negative ion

Example #1: Write the formula for each of the following compounds:

a) Hydroiodic acid                                  b)  Hydroselenic acid                              c)  Hydrofluoric acid

Practice: Give the systematic name for each of the following compounds:

a. HBr                    b. H2S                   c. HCN 

Oxyacid Nomenclature

Concept #2: Rules for Naming Oxyacids

An oxyacid is a covalent compound that contains an H+ ion connected to a polyatomic ion containing oxygen

Example #2: Give the systematic name or formula for each of the following compounds:

a)  H2CO3                                             b)  Nitric acid                                         c)  H2SO4

Practice: Give the systematic name or formula for each of the following compounds:

a. Hypobromous acid                b. HClO3                     c. Acetic Acid 

Additional Problems
Give the formulas for the following compounds A)  dihydrogen oxide                           _______________ B)  nickel(II) nitrate hexahydrate         ­­­­­­­­_______________ C)  sodium nitride                                ________________ D)  calcium perchlorate                       ________________
Determine the names for N2O5 and HNO3 A. nitrogen pentoxide and nitrous acid B. nitrogen oxide and nitric acid C. nitrogen (IV) oxide and hydronitrous acid D. nitrogen (II) oxide and hydrogen (I) nitrate E. dinitrogen pentoxide and nitric acid
Name the following compounds:  Cl2O7 _______________________________________________________________ Co(NO2)3 • 4H2O _______________________________________________________________ Mg(HCO3)2 _______________________________________________________________   Write formulas for the following compounds: chromium(III) hypobromite ________________________________________________________ sulfurous acid ________________________________________________________   
Which of the following compounds whose formulas are in the left hand–column is incorrectly named in the right–hand column? A. SO3                    sulfur (VI) oxide B. HClO2                chlorous acid C. VBr3                   vanadium (III) bromide D. Sn(SO4)2           tin (IV) sulfate E. K3P                    potassium phosphide
Give the formulas for the following compounds a)  dihydrogen oxide                           _________________ b)  nickel(II) nitrate hexahydrate         ­­­­­­­­_________________ c)  sodium nitride                                _________________ d)  calcium perchlorate                       _________________
Determine the names for I2F7 and HNO2 a. iodine heptoxide and nitrous acid b. iodine fluoride and nitric acid c. diiodine heptafluoride and nitrous acid d. heptafluoroidic acid and hydrogen (I) nitrite. e. diiodoheptafluorodine and nitric acid
What are the formulas of tetraphosphorous heptasulfide and copper(II) sulfate pentahydrate? A. K4S7 and CuSO4 . 7 H2O B. K4S5 and CuSO4 . 7 H2O C. P4S7 and CuSO4 . 5 H2O D. P4S5 and CuSO4 . 5 H2O E. none of these
Give the systematic name for Fe3P2 and the chemical formula for calcium nitrate.A. iron (II) phosphide and CaN2B. iron (II) phosphide and Ca(NO3)2C. ferrous diphosphide and CaNO3D. iron (II) phosphide and Ca2N3
What is the name of the following polyatomic ion, ClO – ?a) Chloride           b) Perchlorate           c) Chlorate           d) Hypochlorite  Based on the previous question, the compound HClO is correctly named as: a) Hydrochloric acid           b) Chloro-oxyacid           c) Hypochlorous acid           d) Chloric acid
Provide the missing information.Formula                       NameCuCl2                           _________________________ ______                        nitrous acid NF3                                 _________________________ 
The formula for arsenous acid is:a) H2AsO3b) H3AsO2c) H2AsO4d) H3AsO4e) H3AsO3
What is the mass of 0.1 moles of ammonium nitrate? _________________
What is the name of H2SO4(aq)?a. hydrogen persulfateb. sulfurous acidc. dihydrogen sulfur tetraoxided. sulfuric acide. dihydrosulfate
SeO42- is the  selenate ion, so the correct nomenclature for H 2SeO3 isa. hydroselenic acidb. selenic acidc. selenous acidd. hydroselenous acide. hyposelenous acid
Name the acid H3PO4 (dissolved in water).A) Hydrogen phosphate acidB) Phosphoric acidC) Hydrophosphoric acidD) Phosphorous acidE) Hydrophosphate acid
Write the chemical formula or the name for the following.A. Boron PhosphideB. Tetraphosphorous trisulfideC. Nitric acidD. Silver hypochloriteE. Pb3N4F. MnSO3G. ICI3H. SF6
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct:   i. The correct formula for carbonic acid is HCO 3-   ii. The correct name for HBrO4 is perbromic acid   iii. The correct formula for hydrosulfuric acid is H2SO4A) i onlyB) ii onlyC) iii onlyD) i and iiE) i and iii
Name each acid. a. Hl
All but one of the following compounds is named incorrectly. Which of the following statements is correctly named?1. Iron (III) nitrate is Fe(NO3)32. Manganese sulfate is MnSO33. Bromic acid is HBrO4. Lithium phosphide is Li3PO4
Sulfurous acid is:a. H2Sb. H2SO2c. H2SO4d. H2SO3e. HSO3
Which name for the corresponding chemical formula is  INCORRECT?   A) BBr3:  boron tribromideB) FeCl3: iron (III) chlorideC) MgS: magnesium sulfideD) Li2O: lithium oxideE) PCl5:  phosphorus(V) pentachloride
Write the formula and calculate the molecular weight for hypobromous acid.
What is the name of the acid whose formula is HI?
HC2H3O2. Name the acid.
Name the following compoundsa)  Co3(PO4)2 · 4H2O         _____________b)  NH4Cl                          _____________c)  Mn(OH)2                      _____________d)  SO3                              ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_____________
Which of the following statements is correct.i. The formula for hydrosulfurous acid is H2SO3ii. The correct name for HBrO3 is bromic acidiii. The symbol for hypobromous acid is HBrOa. i onlyb. ii onlyc. iii onlyd. i and iie. ii and iii
Determine the name for HClO3.A) hydrochlorus acidB) chloric acidC) perchloric acidD) hydrochloric acidE) chlorate acid
Determine the name for aqueous HBr.A) bromic acidB) bromous acidC) hydrogen bromateD) hydrobromic acidE) hydrobromous acid
Name each acid. b. HNO3
Name each acid. c. H2CO3
Name each acid. d. HC2H3O2
Name each acid. a. HCl
Give the formulas or names for the following compounds:sodium nitrate          ___________  CaSO 4    ___________________________sulfur hexaflouride   ___________  NH4NO3  ___________________________sodium chlorate       ___________  K2HPO4  ___________________________
Name each acid. b. HClO2
Calculate the answer in GRAMS.How much copper is in 5.268 mol of copper(II) chloride?1. 350.9812. 334.7763. 297.4734. 258.4545. 314.0596. 305.487. 325.2448. 356.7019. 320.92210. 265.953
Name each acid. c. H2SO4
Name each acid. d. HNO2
Write formulas for each acid.a. hydrofluoric acidb. hydrobromic acidc. sulfurous acid
Write formulas for each acid.a. phosphoric acidb. hydrocyanic acidc. chlorous acid
Choose the CORRECT formula/name combination.a. Fe(H2PO4)3 Iron dihydrogen phosphateb. Fe(H2PO4)3 Iron(III) hydrogen phosphatec. HCl(g) Hydrochloric acidd. H2O Dihydrogen oxidee. H3N Trihydrogen mononitride
Which of the following statements is/are correct?i. Ca(CIO2)2 is the symbol for calcium chloriteii. VF5 would be called vanadium pentaflourideiii. Sodium phosphide would be symbolized as Na3PO3A. i onlyB. iii onlyC. i and iiiD. ii and iiiE. i, ii and iii
What is the correct name for HCIO 4a. hydrogen perchlorateb. perchlorous acidc. perchloric acidd. chloric acide. chlorous acid
Write the formulas for the following compoundsa) ammonium sulfate: b) calcium hypobromite: c) magnesium hydroxide: d) aluminum phosphate: e) hydroiodic acid: 
Complete the following table with the missing formula or the missing IUPAC name:
Give formulas for the following compounds: 1. nickel(II) nitrite tetrahydrate: 2. barium hydrogen sulfate: 3. arsenic pentafluoride:
What are the names of acids HNO 3 and HI?A. nitric acid and hydroiodic acidB. hydronitric acid and hydroiodic acidC. hydrogen nitrate and hydrogen iodideD. nitric acid and hdrogen iodide
If a formula is given, provide the name. If a name is given, provide the formula.a. LiOHb. Perchloric acidc. SeF6d. potassium permanganatee. chromium (III) nitratef. tetraphosphorous decasulfideg. VCl5
Name each of the following compounds:a. HC2H3O2
Name each of the following compounds:g. H2SO4
Determine the name for H2CO3.A) carbonous acidB) dihydrogen carbonateC) carbonic acidD) hydrocarbonic acidE) hydrocarbide acid
Which of the following correctly names all three ionic and covalent compounds? Fe(NO3)3                     KBr                            N     2O3a) iron (III) nitrate         potassium bromate        dinitrogen oxideb) ferrous nitrate          potassium bromide        nitrogen oxidec) iron (III) trinitrate      potassium bromide       dinitrogen trioxided) ferric trinitrate          potassium bromide       nitrogen oxidee) iron (III) nitrate        potassium bromide       dinitrogen trioxide
Determine the name for HClO3.A) hydrochloric acidB) hydrochlorus acidC) chlorate acidD) chloric acidE) perchloric acid
Determine the name for aqueous HBr.A) bromic acidB) bromous acidC) hydrobromous acidD) hydrogen bromateE) hydrobromic acid
Name each of the following compounds:l. HClO
Which of the following best names the compound HClO 3 (aq) in aqueous solution?a) Chloric acidb) Hydrochloric acidc) Hydrogen chlorided) Hypochloric acide) Perchloric acid
Knowing the names of similar chlorine oxyanions and acids, deduce the names of the following:IO–, IO2–, IO3–, IO4–, HIO, HIO2, HIO3, HIO4.
How many moles of sodium ions are present in 65.65 g of sodium phosphate? Enter your answer with 3 decimal places and no units.
Name the following compounds or write the formulas from the name. 
Determine the names for N2O5 and HNO3. a. nitrogen pentoxide and nitrous acid b. nitrogen oxide and nitric acid c. nitrogen (IV) oxide and hydronitrous acid d. nitrogen (II) oxide and hydrogen (I) nitrate e. dinitrogen pentoxide and nitric acid
Name the following acids:a) HI              b) H2SO3       c) HClO4       d) HBrO3      e) H2Te
The chemical formula for sulfurous acid is _______________ .
Write the formula for each of the following compounds:f. iodous acid
Write the formula for each of the following compounds:l. nitrous acid
Write the formula for each of the following compounds:g. hydrobromic acid
Write the formula for each of the following compounds:h. bromous acid
Write the formula for each of the following compounds:i. perbromic acid
Name the following acids illustrated below.
Name the acids illustrated below.
Name the following acids illustrated below.
Name the compound H3BO. (H3BO3 is boric acid.)1. hydrogen borate2. hydrogen perborate3. hypoboric acid4. hypoborous acid5. perboric acid6. boric acid7. borous acid8. hydrogen boron oxide
Name the following acids illustrated below.
Name the following acids illustrated below.
The name for the two compounds HBrO and Fe2(SeO3)3 are, respectively:A) hypobromic acid, iron (III) seleniteB) hypobromous acid, iron (III) seleniteC) bromic acid, iron (II) selenite D) perbromic acid, iron (II) selenateE) hypobromous acid, iron (III) selenate
Each of the following compounds is incorrectly named. What is wrong with each name, and what is the correct name for each compound?i. HNO3, nitrate acid
Each of the following compounds is incorrectly named. What is wrong with each name, and what is the correct name for each compound?j. H2S, sulfuric acid
Which acid/name pair is NOT correct?a. HBr, hydrobromic acidb. H2CrO4, chromic acidc. H3PO4, hydrophosphoric acidd. HCl, hydrochloric acid
What is the chemical formula of the oxyacid perphosphoric acid? Express your answer as a chemical formula.
Gaseous HCl is known asa. hydrogen chloride.b. hydrochloric acid.c. monohydrogen monochloride.d. hydride (I) chloride.e. hydrogen monochlorine.
If a new halogen were discovered with the name sapline and the symbol Sa, how would the following acids of sapline be named? 
Give the SYSTEMATIC name for each of the following compounds: (a) Hg2(OH)2(b) CrO3 [Cr = Chromium] (c) H2SO3 (aq) (d) HClO3 (aq) (e) Fe3N2
Phosphoric acid reacts with potassium hydroxide.