The compound hydrogen chloride is a molecular compound. When
dissolved in water, hydrogen chloride forms a solution that conducts
electricity, turns litmus red and reacts with magnesium to produce
hydrogen. Compounds with this set of properties are called acids.
The solution of hydrogen chloride in water is known as hydrochloric
acid. The table below lists some binary acids, acids formed
from binary compounds. The formula HCl does not indicate whether
it refers to the compound hydrogen chloride or to the acid hydrochloric
acid. If the HCl is in solution, then you should use the name
Oxyacids are acids containing oxygen in addition
to hydrogen and another element. The name of the acid is usually
derived from the name of this latter element.
All acids with "-ate"
polyatomic ions are called "-ic" acids
All acids with "-ite"
polyatomic ions are called "-ous" acids
All acids with "hypo-----ite"
polyatomic ions are called "hypo-----ous" acids
All acids with "per-----ate"
polyatomic ions are called "per-----ic" acids
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5. pernitric acid
6. sulphurous acid
7. acetic acid
8. hypochlorous acid
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