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Which of these rules are applicable for naming covalent compounds? 1.metal name + nonmetal name + suffix –ide 2.nonmetal name + nonmetal name + suffix –ide 3.metal name + nonmetal name + suffix –ite 4.nonmetal name + nonmetal name + suffix –ite

Mindee Nelson

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Rodney Fox on August 14, 2018

I think that the correct answer of the options mentioned above is option 1. The rule that applies to the naming of compounds-covalent bonds would be metal + non-metal + suffix –ide. I hope this answers the question. Have a good day. Feel free to ask more questions.

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