Which of the following compounds is incorrectly named?
(A) P2O5 is diphosphorus pentoxide
(B) N2O5 is dinitrogen pentoxide
(C) Si3N4 is trisilicon tetranitride
(D) CO2 is carbon dioxide
(E) S2Cl2 is disulfurous dichloride
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