Problem: Give the names of the cation in each of the following compounds: CuS, Ag2SO4, Al(ClO3)3, Co(OH)2, PbCO3.

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 CuS, Ag2SO4, Al(ClO3)3, Co(OH)2, PbCO3.

a. CuS → Cu2+ (transition metal) + S2-copper (II)

b. Ag2SO→ Ag+ (transition metal) + SO42- →  silver (I)

c. Al(ClO3)3→ Al3+ (Group 3A) + ClO4- →  aluminum

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Give the names of the cation in each of the following compounds: CuS, Ag2SO4, Al(ClO3)3, Co(OH)2, PbCO3.

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