Chemical Names and Formulas

Chapter Objectives
At the end of this unit students will be able to
1.  identify charges of monatomic ions and name then using the periodic table.
2.  write the names onad forumlas of common polyatomic ions.
3.  apply the rules for naming and writing forumlas for binary ionic compounds and compounds with polyatomic ions.
4.  interpret the prefixes in the names of molcular compounds in terms of their chemical formulas.
5.  apply rules for naming and writing formulas for binary molecular formulas.
6.  define the laws of definite proportions and multiple proportions.
Key Terms
binary compound
law of definite proportions
law of multiple proportions
monoatomic ion
polyatomic ion