Problem: What is the formula for potassium permanganate?a. KMnO3b. KMnO4c. K2MnO3d. K2MnO4e. KHMnO

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Establish the rules in naming ionic compounds and determine the molecular formula of potassium permangante

The rules for naming binary ionic compounds are as follows:

1. The metal keeps its name, and is named and written first.

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

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What is the formula for potassium permanganate?

a. KMnO3

b. KMnO4

c. K2MnO3

d. K2MnO4

e. KHMnO

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