We’re being asked to determine the name of SnO2 using the provided chart.
Recall that an ionic compound is composed of a metal and a nonmetal which means SnO2 is an ionic compound. And Sn has an oxidation number of +2 and +4. Thus we use the following part of the chart:
Use the nomenclature flow chart (the following figure) to name each compound.
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