Nomenclature: Binary ionic compounds involves combining the names of the compound’s positive and negative ions. The name of the cation is given first, followed by the name of the anion.
Binary compounds: Compounds composed of two elements.
Stock: uses a Roman numeral to indicate an Ion's charge.
Systematic: naming molecular compounds based on the use of prefixes.
Traditional: the latin names of chemical elements.
Types of Inorganics
Binary Ions: monatomic+monatomic
Ternary Ions: monatomic + polyatomic
Binary Acids: H + monatomic ( Hydro- & -ic acid )
Ternary Oxyacid: H +polyatomic ( -ate, -ide → -ic acid) ( -ite → -ous acid)