# What is the name of Cu_3N_2?

Mar 24, 2018

Copper Nitride

#### Explanation:

Cu on the periodic table is copper and N on the periodic table is Nitrogen.

We know this is a binary compound so we use the formula

${M}_{x} {N}_{x}$

$\text{(metal element)(non-metal element stem + ide)}$

${1}^{s t}$ element "Cu" - Copper

${2}^{n d}$ element "N" - Nitrogen

$\therefore$ Copper Nitride