# Question #68186

##### 1 Answer
Sep 25, 2016

If you mean $\text{Li"_2"O}$, that would be the ionic compound lithium oxide.

#### Explanation:

Ionic compounds are named for the ions from which they are made. $\text{Li"^(+)}$ is the lithium ion, and $\text{O"^(2-)}$ is the oxide ion.