Cyano vs Cyanido

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Ryan Fang 1D
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Cyano vs Cyanido

Postby Ryan Fang 1D » Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:42 pm

I've heard both of these and I'm not sure which is correct. I've also heard chloro and chlorido. Can someone help please? Thank you!

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Re: Cyano vs Cyanido

Postby manasa933 » Fri Nov 24, 2017 10:14 pm

Both are acceptable. Cyano is just an older term.

Charles Ang 1E
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Re: Cyano vs Cyanido

Postby Charles Ang 1E » Sat Nov 25, 2017 5:15 pm

As mentioned above, both are correct. If you choose not to use the naming from the textbook, go to the class website and you can find a list of the alternate accepted names.

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Re: Cyano vs Cyanido

Postby Jasmine Wu 1L » Sat Nov 25, 2017 5:20 pm

My TA said both versions would be acceptable for the class (like on Test 4)

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