Problem: Give each ionic compound an appropriate name.PbI4

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We can see that the metal in the ionic compound is Pb (lead), which is a transition metal. This means it has many possible charges.

The 4 signifies that lead has a charge of +4. This means the cation is Pb4+, which is named lead (IV). 

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Give each ionic compound an appropriate name.


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