What is the ionic compound name for cacl2?

Dec 22, 2013

The name for $C a C {l}_{2}$ is calcium chloride.

This is a binary ionic compound, a metal and a non metal.

$C a C {l}_{2}$ = Calcium and Chlorine = Calcium Chloride

Step 1 - write name of first element just as it is on the periodic table
Calcium
Step 2 - write name of second element but change -ine ending to -ide.
Chloride.

$C a C {l}_{2}$ = Calcium and Chlorine = Calcium Chloride