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
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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