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Solution: The prefix “bi” is added to anion names to indicate an extra...

Question

The prefix “bi” is added to anion names to indicate an extra positive hydrogen, as for example, in bicarbonate compared to carbonate. Which of the following anions would be known as biphosphate?

(A) HP-

(B) (PO4)22-

(C) HPO32-

(D) HPO42-

(E) HPO43-