Problem: Which metal is not required to have its charge specified in the names of ionic compounds it forms?a) Nab) Nic) Mod) Zre) Cr

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Recall 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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Which metal is not required to have its charge specified in the names of ionic compounds it forms?

a) Na

b) Ni

c) Mo

d) Zr

e) Cr

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