Problem: Match the following chemical names with their respective formulas.CuSO4•5H2O                        Copper(II) Sulfate PentahydrateCuSO4•6H2O                        Copper(II) Sulfate HexahydrateCuSO4•4H2O                        Copper(II) Sulfate TetrahydrateCuSO4•3H2O                        Copper(II) Sulfate TrihydrateCuSO4•H2O                          Copper(II) Sulfate Monohydrate

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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 change to –ide.

3. the number before H2O transforms to a prefix. 

4. H2O → hydrate



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Match the following chemical names with their respective formulas.

CuSO4•5H2O                        Copper(II) Sulfate Pentahydrate

CuSO4•6H2O                        Copper(II) Sulfate Hexahydrate

CuSO4•4H2O                        Copper(II) Sulfate Tetrahydrate

CuSO4•3H2O                        Copper(II) Sulfate Trihydrate

CuSO4•H2O                          Copper(II) Sulfate Monohydrate

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