Practice: Ionic Compounds
Practice with Determining Names and Formulas for Ionic Compounds
Now work through the following exercise (also shown in exercise 7 in your workbook) and check your answers at the end of this page. If you have questions about any of the answers, check with the instructor. Then continue with the lesson.
Determining Ionic Formulas and Naming Ionic Compounds
For each of the following pairs of elements, use the periodic table to decide the charge on both the cation and anion and determine the formula of the compound(s) formed in each case. When writing the formulas put the cation first. For transition metals the common ionic charges are given. Name each of the compounds formed.
E-mail instructor: Eden Francis
Clackamas Community College