Rules for Naming Binary Acids:
a. The prefix will be hydro-
b. Use the base name of the nonmetal (anion)
c. The suffix will be -ic acid
Rules for Naming Oxyacids or Oxoacids:
a. If the polyatomic ion ends with -ate then change the ending to -ic acid
b. if the polyatomic ion ends with -ite then change the ending to -ous acid
Many ions and compounds have very similar names, and there is great potential for confusing them.
(h) Write the correct chemical formulas to distinguish between chloric acid and perchloric acid.
Write the correct chemical formula for chloric acid.
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