Problem: Name the following ionic compounds.(NH4)2SO3

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Rules for naming ionic compounds involving polyatomic ions are as follows:

1. The polyatomic cation (+) keeps its name and is named and written first.

2. The polyatomic anion (-) keeps its name, written last

  • polyatomic cation: NH4+ → ammonium
  • polyatomic  anion→ sulfur oxyanion: SO32-→ sulfite

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Name the following ionic compounds.


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