Problem: Name the following compounds:(b) Rb2O

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Rb2O is a binary ionic compound.

In naming a binary ionic compound, we follow two simple rules:

   1. Name a metal first.

   If the metal is a transition metal, a Roman Numeral is used to indicate the positive charge

   2. The nonmetal keeps its base name, but its ending is changed to -ide.

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Name the following compounds:

(b) Rb2O

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