Naming compounds

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Or Fisher 1I
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Naming compounds

Postby Or Fisher 1I » Thu May 17, 2018 3:30 pm

Do we need to know how to name compounds and understand the structure of compounds based on their names for test 3 for drawing Lewis structures? Thanks.

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Re: Naming compounds

Postby Chem_Mod » Thu May 17, 2018 4:51 pm

Unless the molecule is a common molecule like water, molecular formulas will be given in addition to the name of the molecule.

kendallbottrell
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Re: Naming compounds

Postby kendallbottrell » Fri May 18, 2018 5:20 pm

A couple TA's have suggested memorizing common polyatomic ions, not for the test/exams but just for the future! They are really helpful with naming!

Shimran Kumar 1C
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Re: Naming compounds

Postby Shimran Kumar 1C » Sat May 19, 2018 12:43 am

There is a fundamentals section breaking down chemical prefixes and suffixes that help break down and determine the meaning of chemical compound names.


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