A covalent or molecular compound is composed of more than one nonmetal together.
Rules for naming molecular compounds:
1. The first nonmetal is named normally and uses numerical prefixes except mono.
Which of these rules are applicable for naming covalent compounds?
1. metal name + nonmetal name + suffix –ide
2. nonmetal name + nonmetal name + suffix –ide
3. metal name + nonmetal name + suffix –ite
4. nonmetal name + nonmetal name + suffix –ite
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