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Molecular Compounds

Naming Binary Molecular Compounds

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Molecular Compounds, also known as covalent compounds, contain only non-metals bonded together. 

Naming Binary Molecular Compounds

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Naming Binary Molecular Compounds Concept 1

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Naming Binary Molecular Compounds Concept 2

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Molecular Compounds require numerical prefixes because compounds can combine in many different proportions.

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Naming Binary Molecular Compounds Example 1

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Give the systematic name for the following compound:SeF6

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Give the systematic name for the following compound:IO5

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Give the systematic name for the following compound:N2S4