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How to write a Chemical formula


(covalent)
1. Look at the first word of the compound's
name. Recognize the element name. Write
the symbol for this element down in the
front.
2. If the first compound has a prefix, write the
correct number that correlates with the
prefix as the symbols subscript.

How to write a Chemical formula
(covalent) cont.
1. Identify the second chemicals symbol, write
the correct symbol next to the first.
2. If the second chemical has a prefix write
down the right number as the second
symbols subscript.
3. Ex: N
2
S
5
How to draw a bonding diagram
(covalent)
Covalent bonding occurs between non metals
only.
Also called Lewis dot diagrams.


How to write a Chemical formula
(ionic)
Figure out how many of each ion is needed to
make a neutral compound (0 or 8)
Switch the numbers in each.
How to draw a bonding diagram
(covalent)

How to draw a bonding diagram (ionic)



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