Even More Practice Writing Names and Formulas for Chemical Compounds

 

Part 1: Simple Binary Compounds

Give the formulas for the following binary compounds.

  1. sodium fluoride
  2. lithium sulfide
  3. calcium bromide
  4. strontium iodide
  5. potassium oxide
  6. magnesium nitride
  7. silver iodide
  8. cadmium selenide
  9. aluminum sulfide
  10. lithium bromide
  11. sodium oxide
  12. barium sulfide
  13. aluminum nitride
  14. beryllium oxide
  15. zinc phosphide
  16. potassium chloride
  17. sulfur trioxide
  18. phosphorus pentachloride
  19. dinitrogen tetroxide
  20. silicon dioxide

 

Write the names for the following binary compounds.

1.      BeF2

2.      NaI

3.      AlBr3

4.      Ra3N2

5.      K2S

6.      SrO

7.      BaCl2

8.      Li2O

9.      Na2S

10.  Ag2Se

11.  CO2

12.  Cl2O7

13.  Zn3P2

14.  N2O5

15.  ICl3

 

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Part 2: Compounds with Polyatomic Ions

Write the correct formulas for each of these compounds.

  1. sodium sulfite
  2. aluminum phosphate
  3. potassium bicarbonate (or potassium hydrogen carbonate)
  4. beryllium sulfate
  5. lithium carbonate
  6. ammonium fluoride
  7. sodium nitrate
  8. potassium peroxide
  9. calcium dichromate
  10. magnesium sulfite
  11. magnesium hyposulfite
  12. strontium sulfate
  13. aluminum hydroxide
  14. lithium phosphate
  15. sodium nitrite
  16. calcium acetate
  17. ammonium phosphate
  18. barium cyanide
  19. calcium bromite
  20. cadmium hypochlorite

 

Write the correct names for each of the following compounds.

  1. NH4Cl
  2. Na2SO4
  3. KNO3
  4. NaC2H3O2
  5. Mg(OH)2
  6. Al(NO2)3
  7. CaSO4
  8. (NH4)2CO3
  9. Rb2Cr2O7
  10. NaClO4
  11. H2O2
  12. CaSO3
  13. Zn(C2H3O2)2
  14. K2CrO4
  15. Ca3(PO4)2

 

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Part 3: Compounds with Type II Cations

Write formulas for the following compounds containing Type II (variable charge) cations.

  1. iron (II) chloride
  2. iron (III) chloride
  3. chromium (III) oxide
  4. mercury (II) sulfide
  5. lead (IV) chlorate
  6. cobalt (II) chlorite
  7. chromium (VI) cyanide
  8. tin (II) hydroxide
  9. iron (III) dichromate
  10. nickel (III) acetate

 

Write the names for the following compounds.

  1. NiF2
  2. NiF3
  3. Cu(ClO)2
  4. Pb(C2H3O2)4
  5. Fe2S3
  6. CrO
  7. Hg2Cl2
  8. Mn(SO4)2
  9. Cr(SO2)3
  10. CoCr2O7

 

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