Problem: Give the chemical names of each of the following familiar compounds.NaOCl (in many bleaches),

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We’re being asked to give the chemical name of NaOCl.


The rules for naming polyatomic ionic compounds are as follows:

1. The metal keeps its name and is named and written first.

– For transition metals, we use Roman numerals to denote its charge.


2. Name the polyatomic ion as you would normally.


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Give the chemical names of each of the following familiar compounds.

NaOCl (in many bleaches),

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