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    umm, how do you do this. using oxidation states to name ions or compounds

    E.g. SnO

    and NO2-
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    have i done these 2 right. SnO= Sn(II)O

    and SnO2= Sn(IV)O2
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    Yeah the first one is right. I'm not sure how you got from NO2 to SnO2 though.
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    SnO2 - tin(II) oxide.
    NO2- is nitrite.
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    (Original post by cpchem)
    SnO2 - tin(II) oxide.
    tin(IV) oxide me thinks
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    (Original post by EierVonSatan)
    tin(IV) oxide me thinks
    Oops... I may be slightly braindead...
 
 
 
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