Science & NatureNaming Simple Compounds
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Ionic (metal and nonmetal)
Molecular (2 nonmetals)
 
 
 









Metal (cation)
Nonmetal (anion)
 
 
 









Forms only one positive ion
Forms more than one positive ion
 
 
 









Use the name of the element
Use the lement name followed by q roman numeral to indicate the charge