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Chemical Naming of Acids (VIDEO)

Chemical Naming of Acids (VIDEO)

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In simple binary acids, one ion is attached to hydrogen. Names for such acids consist of the prefix "hydro-", the first syllable of the anion, and the suffix "-ic". Complex acid compounds have oxygen in them. For an acid with a polyatomic ion, the suffix "-ate" from the ion is replaced with "-ic."