Problem: Give the systematic names for the formulas or the formulas for the names.Mn2O3a. manganese(II) oxideb. magnesium trioxidec. magnesium(II) trioxided. manganese(III) oxidee. dimanganese trioxide

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Establish the rules in naming binary ionic compounds and determine the name for Mn2O3


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.


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


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Give the systematic names for the formulas or the formulas for the names.

Mn2O3

a. manganese(II) oxide

b. magnesium trioxide

c. magnesium(II) trioxide

d. manganese(III) oxide

e. dimanganese trioxide

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