# Question 8b86a

Dec 11, 2014

While naming in any Ionic compounds the name of the metal is not changed with any specific suffix, the name of the metal is written as it is.

MgO
CATION: Mg2+^ is named magnesium as magnesium belongs to
ANION: O2-^ is named oxide
Name of compound is magnesium oxide.

FeS
CATION: Fe2+^ is named iron(II) or ferrous as iron can have a charge of either 2+ or 3+
ANION: S2-^# is named as sulfide
Name of compound is iron(II) sulfide or ferrous sulfide

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