Unit IV  Chemical Bonding

Be able to write formulas for binary ionic compounds.

Be able to write names for binary ionic compounds.

Be able to write formulas for binary covalent compounds.

Be able to write names for binary covalent compounds.

Be able to distinguish between ionic, covalent and polar covalent bonds.


Terms:  chemical symbol, ion, chemical formula, oxidation number, ionic compound, molecule, binary compound, molecular formula, empirical formula, formula unit, electronegativity, polar bond.

Important people of history:  Lewis

Suggested Problems: Read Chapter 7  (pgs 163-175, 178-179) and  Chapter 12 (pgs 301-308)
pgs 182-187 (27, 30, 36, 40, 44, 47, 48, 55, 58, 59) Review (3)
pgs 316-319 ( 14-16, 20, 25,  27) Review (4, 6, 7, 8)


Unit V  Chemical Nomenclature

Be able to write formulas for binary and polyatomic ionic compounds (including the stock system).

Be able to write names for binary and polyatomic ionic compounds (including the stock system).

Be able to write formulas and name binary covalent compounds.

The student must be able to do this with at least a 90% accuracy before moving on to the next unit.


Suggested Problems:  Do what you need -you will have many worksheets and access to computer programs for practice.

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