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Nomenclature by Mind Map: Nomenclature

1. Ionic Compound

1.1. Metal and nonmetal

1.2. Electrons transferred

1.2.1. Cation first, anion second

1.2.1.1. Writing Names:

1.2.1.1.1. Cation keeps name

1.2.1.1.2. Anion removes end, adds "-ide"

1.2.1.2. Writing Formulas:

1.2.1.2.1. Find elements, write charges

1.2.1.2.2. Cross charges from top of one to bottom of other, remove +/-

1.2.1.2.3. Simplify

1.2.1.2.4. Remove the ones

2. Covalent Compound

2.1. Nonmetal and nonmetal

2.2. Electrons shared

2.2.1. Furthest left first, furthest right second

2.2.1.1. Writing Names:

2.2.1.1.1. Cations keeps name

2.2.1.1.2. Anion removes end, adds "ide"

2.2.1.2. Writing Formulas:

2.2.1.2.1. Write elements

2.2.1.2.2. Use prefix to determine subscript