Naming Molecular Formulas

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Applying proper rules of chemical nomenclature to molecular compound formulas

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Naming Molecular Compounds Using Prefixes:

Naming Molecular Compounds Using Prefixes Used with compounds made of nonmetals Derive subscripts from the prefixes Mono 1 Di 2 Tri 3 Tetra 4 Penta 5 Hexa 6 Hepta 7 Octa 8 Nona 9 Deca 10

Molecular Compound Naming (cont.):

Molecular Compound Naming (cont.) If only one of the first atom, drop the mono- If your prefix and name give you an o-o or a-o combination, drop the first vowel

Practice Naming Molecular Compounds:

Practice Naming Molecular Compounds CO 2 CCl 4 P 2 O 5 SiSe 2 Carbon dioxide Carbon tetrachloride Diphosphorus pentoxide Silicon diselenide

Practice Naming Molecular Compounds:

Practice Naming Molecular Compounds N 2 O 3 SF 2 SO 3 CBr 4 SiF 4 P 2 O 3 Dinitrogen trioxide Sulfur difluoride Sulfur trioxide Carbon tetrabromide Silicon tetrafluoride Diphosphorus trioxide Pause the Presentation and complete the remaining examples

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