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Need help with IUPAC name of a metal for Physics class.

  1. May 9, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    One part of this problem is the following:

    Give the IUPAC name for each of the following:

    Ti(CO3)2

    I thought it would be diTitanium Carbon Trioxide

    But its apparently Titanium carbonate

    Can someone please try and explain this better for me so I can understand it!

    Thanks



    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. May 9, 2012 #2

    pcm

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    i think it should be titanium(IV) carbonate.
    CO32- is carbonate ion .
     
  4. May 9, 2012 #3
    Can anyone else confirm this?

    I would like to know the steps to get the answer to this please?

    Thanks so much!
     
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