What is the name of #LiI#?

1 Answer
May 7, 2016

#"LiI"# is named lithium iodide.


When naming an ionic compound composed of a metallic and a non-metallic element, write the name of the first element as is, then write the name of the second, non-metallic element, dropping the last one or two syllables and adding the ending -ide.

#"LiI"# is composed of the metal lithium and the non-metal iodine, and is named lithium iodide.