Problem: What is the ionic compound name for NH4Cl?

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We’re being asked to name NH4Cl. The rules for naming binary ionic compounds are as follows:


1. The cation (mostly metals) keeps its name and is named and written first.

– For transition metals, we use Roman numerals to denote its charge.

2. The nonmetal keeps its base name but has its ending change to –ide.


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What is the ionic compound name for NH4Cl?