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Problem: What is the chemical formula for iron(ii) hydroxide?

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We’re being asked to give the chemical formula of iron(ii) hydroxide.

The rules for naming 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 changed to –ide. For polyatomic ions, name the polyatomic ion as you would normally.

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What is the chemical formula for iron(ii) hydroxide?

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