Problem: Give the name from the formula or the formula from the name for each of the following hydrated ionic compounds.CoSO4 • 7H2O

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We are asked to give the name of CoSO4 • 7H2O. 


Co → Cobalt (II)

SO4 → sulfate

7 → hepta

H2O → hydrate


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Give the name from the formula or the formula from the name for each of the following hydrated ionic compounds.

CoSO4 • 7H2O

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