We’re being asked to determine which among the given compounds is an oxoacid.
Oxyacids (oxoacids) can be identified by the fact that they all possess an H+ ion connected to a nonmetal and oxygen (or H+ + negative polyatomic ions + oxygen/s), hence the prefix “oxy”.
Analyzing each compound given:
Which of the following are oxoacids (also known as oxyacids)? Check all that apply.
f. Chloric acid
g. Nitrous acid
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