Problem: What is the chemical formula for lead (IV) oxide?

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In this problem, we are asked to write the ionic compound formula of lead (IV) oxide. 

Recall that an ionic compound is composed of a positive ion called a cation connected to a negative ion called an anion

Recall the rules for naming ionic compounds

1. The metal is named normally and written first

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

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What is the chemical formula for lead (IV) oxide?

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