When does the transition metal change to -ide?

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When does the transition metal change to -ide?

Postby Cowasjee_Sanaea_3E » Thu Nov 10, 2016 4:17 pm

When naming, when does the transition metal ending change to -ide? and is the transition metal always named at the end when written out, but in the written in the beginning when written with chemical symbols?

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Re: When does the transition metal change to -ide?

Postby Daniel Namgoong 3I » Thu Nov 10, 2016 5:32 pm

The transition metals do not change their endings to -ide but will change to -ate in the case that the complex compound would be an anion ie: hexa-fluoro-cobaltate(III), otherwise it is simple the name of the metal if it is a cation. As for the position of the metal when writing either in nomenclature form or the chemical compound form, it depends on each compounds.

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Re: When does the transition metal change to -ide?

Postby Chem_Mod » Fri Nov 11, 2016 1:49 pm

When naming a complex ion the transition metal is named last but when going from the name to the molecular formula the transition metal is written first.

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Re: When does the transition metal change to -ide?

Postby danae_blodgett_1H » Sun Nov 13, 2016 2:02 pm

Are there any exceptions to this rule?


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