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octa-
8
mono-
1
di-
2
tri-
3
tetra-
4
penta-
5
hexa-
6
hepta-
7
nona-
9
deca-
10
uses symbols and subscripts to represent a chemical
CHEMICAL FORMULA
compound of only two elements
BINARY COMPOUND
number of words in a chemical name
2
ending of the metal in an ionic compound
SAME AS NORMAL NAME
ending of the metal in an molecular compound
SAME AS NORMAL NAME
ending of the nonmetal in an ionic compound
-IDE
ending of the second element in a molecular compound
-IDE
compounds using numerical prefixes
MOLECULAR COMPOUNDS (COVALENT BONDS)
the beginning of a word
PREFIX
the ending of a word
SUFFIX
suffix for binary compounds
-IDE
a compound of three or more elements
TERNARY COMPOUND
a number written above a symbol
SUPERSCRIPT
what a superscript represents
OXIDATION NUMBER or CHARGE
most common suffix of polyatomic ions
-ITE and -ATE
a covalently bonded group of atoms that act as an ion
POLYATOMIC ION
a compound of two nonmentals
MOLECULAR COMPOUND (COVALENT BOND)
a compound of a metal and polyatomic ion
IONIC COMPOUND
a compound of a metal and a nonmetal
IONIC COMPOUND
a number written below a symbol
SUBSCRIPT
what a subscript represents
NUMBER OF ATOMS
how to determine the oxidation number
GROUP ON THE PERIODIC TABLE