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

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a. CaO

O → oxygen → oxide ion

Ca → calcium


b. Na2SO4

SO42- → sulfate ion

Na → sodium


c. KClO4

K → potassium 

ClO4- → perchlorate ion


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

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