Problem: Enter the chemical formula for: (a) sodium sulfite (b) potassium phosphate (c) silver sulfate (d) ammonium nitrate

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We are asked to enter the chemical formula for the following compounds. 

(a) sodium sulfite 

  • sodium → Na+
  • sulfite → SO3-

Criss-cross charges.

The chemical formula of sodium sulfite is NaSO3


(b) potassium phosphate 

  • potassium → K+
  • phosphate  → PO43-

Criss-cross charges.

The chemical formula of potassium phosphate  is K3PO4


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Enter the chemical formula for: 

(a) sodium sulfite 

(b) potassium phosphate 

(c) silver sulfate 

(d) ammonium nitrate

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