For a) we have beryllium (Be2+) and phosphate (PO43-)
Recall that the charge of the ion will go to the subscript of the counter ion
Write the chemical formula for the following:
a. beryllium phosphate trihydrate
b. copper(II) nitrate pentahydrate
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