Problem: Sort the following iron compounds by whether the cation is iron(II) or iron(III)Drag each item to the appropriate bin.FeO, Fe3P2, Fe2S3, FeBr2, FeI3, FeNIron(II):Iron(III):

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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.


To get the formula, simply swap the charges of the two ions


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Sort the following iron compounds by whether the cation is iron(II) or iron(III)

Drag each item to the appropriate bin.
FeO, Fe3P2, Fe2S3, FeBr2, FeI3, FeN

Iron(II):
Iron(III):

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