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.
Write the correct chemical formula for perchloric acid.
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