Problem: Choose the statements that are true about the similarities of naming conventions for ionic and molecular compounds.  Check all that apply. A) The systematic names of both binary ionic compounds and binary molecular compounds end in -ate. B) The systematic names of both binary ionic compounds and binary molecular compounds do not indicate how many atoms of each element are in the formula. C) The systematic names of both binary ionic compounds and binary molecular compounds name the element listed first, first. D) The systematic names of both binary ionic compounds and binary molecular compounds contain two words. E) None of the above.

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Sequence in naming ionic and covalent compounds:

  • first element, second element
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Choose the statements that are true about the similarities of naming conventions for ionic and molecular compounds.  Check all that apply. 


A) The systematic names of both binary ionic compounds and binary molecular compounds end in -ate. 

B) The systematic names of both binary ionic compounds and binary molecular compounds do not indicate how many atoms of each element are in the formula. 

C) The systematic names of both binary ionic compounds and binary molecular compounds name the element listed first, first. 

D) The systematic names of both binary ionic compounds and binary molecular compounds contain two words. 

E) None of the above.


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