Problem: Which of these rules are applicable for naming covalent compounds?1. metal name + nonmetal name + suffix –ide2. nonmetal name + nonmetal name + suffix –ide3. metal name + nonmetal name + suffix –ite4. nonmetal name + nonmetal name + suffix –ite

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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.

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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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