Let’s analyze each statement based on the periodic table and naming rule for ions which is:
The metal keeps its name
For transition metals
Latin name + suffix -ous or -ic
The nonmetal keeps its base name but has its ending change to –ide.
Which of the following correctly provides the name of the element, the symbol for the ion, and the name of the ion?
Correct options are as follow:
A. Fluorine, F+ , Fluoride ion
B. Zinc, Zn2+ , Zincate ion
C. Copper, Cu+ , Cuprous ion
D. Sulfur, S2- , Sulfurous ion
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