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Unit #6 NAMING COMPOUNDS

6.1 - Binary Compounds

Binary compounds are compounds that consist of two elements. We will be concerned with three types of binary compounds.

  1. containing two nonmetals
  2. containing metals with fixed ionic charges
  3. containing metals with variable ionic charges

See if you can figure out what types of inorganic compounds these are.





This is an important step because you need to classify the compound correctly before you can apply the correct rules to name the compound. Read on to find out more in how to determine the type of compound for compounds such as CO, AgCl and FeS.

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