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### Is OH aqua or hydroxo?

Posted: Thu Dec 03, 2015 11:49 pm
In the course reader it says the name for Hydroxide ( $OH^-$ )is hydroxo but as noted on my quiz and on the 2010 final it is referred to as aqua ... Can someone clarify this discrepancy??

### Re: Is OH aqua or hydroxo?

Posted: Fri Dec 04, 2015 12:24 am
(OH)- is hydroxo, while aqua is (H2O). Perhaps in the final it is written as (OH2)?

### Re: Is OH aqua or hydroxo?

Posted: Fri Dec 04, 2015 10:23 am
Ah, Yes it is. Thanks!