Problem: Give the name or chemical formula, as appropriate, for each of the following acids.HBr,

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We’re being asked to name the acid aqueous HBr

Recall that acids come in two different forms: Binary acids and Oxyacids (or oxoacids).

A binary acid is a covalent compound that contains an H+ ion connected to negative ion

An oxyacid is a covalent compound that contains an H+ ion connected to a polyatomic ion containing oxygen


Rules for Naming Binary Acids:

a. The prefix will be hydro-

b. Use the base name of the nonmetal (anion)

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Give the name or chemical formula, as appropriate, for each of the following acids.

HBr,

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