A polyatomic ion, also known as a molecular ion, is a charged chemical species (
ion) composed of two or more atoms covalently bonded or of a metal complex ...
How to name ionic compounds containing common polyatomic ions.
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Explanation: Since the ammonium ion has a +1 charge and the phosphate ion
has a -3 charge, three ammonium ions are required for each phosphate ion.
and try again. Polyatomic Ions. swap. SO3<sup>2-</sup>. Sulfite.
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Formula, Name. Cations. NH4<sup>+</sup>, ammonium ion. Hg2<sup>2+</sup>, mercury(I) ion. UO2<sup>2+</sup>,
uranyl ion. VO<sup>2+</sup>, vanadyl ion. Anions. OH<sup>–</sup>, hydroxide ion. BO3<sup>3–</sup>, borate ion.
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