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Which of the following shows both the correct formula and correct name of an acid? A. HCIO2, caloric acid B. HNO2, hydronitrous acid C. H3PO4, phosphoric acid. D. HI, Iodic acid.

Ralph Lopez

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Ross Pratt on June 8, 2018

The answer is: C. H3PO4, phosphoric acid.A) HClO₂ is chlorine acid.Chlorine acid is a weak inorganic acid. In this acid, chlorine has an oxidation number of +3.(B) HNO₂ is the nitrous acid.Nitrous acid is a weak monobasic acid. In this acid, the nitrogen has an oxidation number of +3.D) HI is hydroiodic acid.Hydroiodic acid is a highly acidic aqueous solution of iodide of hydrogen. In this acid, the iodine has an oxidation number of -1.

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