Problem: Give the names of the cation in each of the following compounds CaO, Na2SO4, KClO4, Fe (NO3) 2, Cr (OH) 3.

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CaO → Ca2+ + O2- cation is calcium ion

Na2SO→ 2 Na+ + SO42- cation is sodium ion

KClO→ K+ + ClO4cation is potassium ion

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Give the names of the cation in each of the following compounds CaO, Na2SO4, KClO4, Fe (NO3) 2, Cr (OH) 3.

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