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Chloro vs Chloride

Posted: Sun Nov 24, 2019 1:59 pm
by Angeline 3E
Im confused when to drop the -ide to a -o !! Thanks !!

(somehow not in my notes)

Re: Chloro vs Chloride

Posted: Sun Nov 24, 2019 2:02 pm
by Kyla Grunden 1L
Here's Dr. Lavelle's lesson on naming compounds, hope this helps! https://lavelle.chem.ucla.edu/wp-conten ... pounds.pdf

Re: Chloro vs Chloride

Posted: Sun Nov 24, 2019 2:04 pm
by Frederick Keith_4C
They're basically the same thing. Its just that that chloride is the newer variant and chloro is the older one. I'm pretty sure Lavelle said you could use either one and still be chill.

Re: Chloro vs Chloride

Posted: Sun Nov 24, 2019 2:35 pm
by Gabriella Bates 2L
The suffix -ide is used for the naming of common anions. For example, Cl-1 is named "chloride," and S2- is named "sulfide." However, as Lavelle stated in lecture on Friday, when naming coordination compounds, you drop the -ide from the anion name and add the suffix -o. Therefore, in a coordination compound, chloride becomes "chloro" and sulfide becomes "sulfo." This notation is only used in coordination compounds.