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Hydrous or hydride

  1. Nov 22, 2009 #1
    Hi!!
    I just wanted to be clear wether non-metallic oxide is also known as

    acid anhydrous or Acid anhydride?:tongue2:
    thank you!!!
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 22, 2009 #2
    Nonmetal oxide are known as acid anhydrides. I believe anhydrous is an adjective and would need to be followed by a noun (in English), while anhydride is already a noun.
     
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