Problem: Why do the names of some ionic compounds include the charge of the metal ion while others do not?

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Ionic compounds = cation + anion

  • Cations can form from two types of metals:
    • Type I metals → possess one charge
    • Type II metals → possess more than one charge
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Why do the names of some ionic compounds include the charge of the metal ion while others do not?

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