# What is diference between sodium chlorate (I) and sodium chlorate (V)?

Sep 2, 2017

Well $\text{sodium chlorate(I)}$ is the old sodium hypochlorite, $N a O C l$.

#### Explanation:

And $\text{sodium chlorate(V)}$ is the old sodium chlorate, $N a C l {O}_{3}$.

$C l {O}_{4}^{-}$; i.e. $C l \left(+ V I I\right)$, $\text{perchlorate.}$

$C l {O}_{3}^{-}$; i.e. $C l \left(+ V\right)$, $\text{chlorate.}$

$C l {O}_{2}^{-}$; i.e. $C l \left(+ I I I\right)$, $\text{chlorite.}$

$C l {O}^{-}$; i.e. $C l \left(+ I\right)$, $\text{hypochlorite.}$

$C {l}^{-}$; i.e. $C l \left(- I\right)$, $\text{chloride.}$

And these are the salts of the chlorine oxyacids.......$\text{perchloric acid}$, $H C l {O}_{4}$, .......$\text{chloric acid}$, $H C l {O}_{3}$, $H {O}_{2} C l$, $\text{chlorous acid}$, $H O C l$, $\text{hypochlorous acid}$. Confused yet? You do not have to know these names at A level, or even as a first year undergrad. You should know how the oxidation noombers are assigned. Do you?