Chemistry Naming Ionic Compounds Solution: Common oxidation states of mercury are +1 and +2. ...

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Solution: Common oxidation states of mercury are +1 and +2. In the +1 oxidation state, mercury forms a diatomic cation. In the +2 oxidation state, mercury is a typical monatomic cation. mercury(I) = Hg22+ mercury(II) = Hg2+Give formulas for the following mercury compounds. mercury(I) bromide __________ mercury(I) oxide ____________ mercury(II) bromide _________ mercury(II) oxide ___________

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Common oxidation states of mercury are +1 and +2. In the +1 oxidation state, mercury forms a diatomic cation. In the +2 oxidation state, mercury is a typical monatomic cation. 

mercury(I) = Hg22+ 

mercury(II) = Hg2+

Give formulas for the following mercury compounds. 

mercury(I) bromide __________ 

mercury(I) oxide ____________ 

mercury(II) bromide _________ 

mercury(II) oxide ___________

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