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    A metal hybride is any compound in which hydrogen is bonded chemically to a metal

    so that means NaH is a metal hybride.

    But is HNO3 a metal hybride? If yes, why? And if no why? How do you determine if something is from its formula?

    thanks
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    (Original post by xXxiKillxXx)
    A metal hybride is any compound in which hydrogen is bonded chemically to a metal

    so that means NaH is a metal hybride.

    But is HNO3 a metal hybride? If yes, why? And if no why? How do you determine if something is from its formula?

    thanks
    Hydride = H-, e.g. NaH = Na+ + H-

    HNO3 is nitric acid, H+ + NO3-, hence it is not a metal hydride. Also, Nitrogen and Oxygen are non-metals.
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    (Original post by xXxiKillxXx)
    A metal hybride is any compound in which hydrogen is bonded chemically to a metal

    so that means NaH is a metal hybride.

    But is HNO3 a metal hybride? If yes, why? And if no why? How do you determine if something is from its formula?

    thanks
    it's hydride, btw, not hybride.

    You can tell because the first part will be a metal, and the second part is the hydride.

    eg, FeH2, NaH etc
 
 
 
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