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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

Solution: Which of the following sets of names and compounds is correct?A. HClO (aq), hypochlorous acid     B. H3PO4 (aq), phosphorous acid     C. HCl (aq), hypochloric acid     D. H2CrO4 (aq), perchromic acid     E. H2SO3 (aq), sulfuric acid

Problem

Which of the following sets of names and compounds is correct?

A. HClO (aq), hypochlorous acid    
B. H3PO4 (aq), phosphorous acid    
C. HCl (aq), hypochloric acid    
D. H2CrO4 (aq), perchromic acid    
E. H2SO3 (aq), sulfuric acid


Solution

Establish the rules for naming oxyacids and binary acids and determine which of the choices is correctly name

Recall that acids come in two different forms: Binary acids and Oxyacids 

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

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

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