Naming Compounds

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  • Naming Compounds
    • When elements combine their names change slightly
    • The Three Simple Rules
      • 2.When three or more elements combine, and one of them is oxygen, then the ending is something-ate
        • Sodium+ Carbon+ Oxygen= Sodium Carbonate
        • Potassium+ Sulfur+ Oxygen= Potassium Sulphate
      • 1.When two elements combine the ending is usually something-ide
        • Chlorine-Chloride
        • Sulfur-Sulfide
      • 3.When two identical elements combine it doesn't change at all
        • Hydrogen+ Hydrogen= Hydrogen
        • Nitrogen+ Nitrogen= Nitrogen


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