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Explaining how to name a given set of binary ionic and binary melecular compounds.

Need to write an essay about naming binary ionic and binary melecular compounds.

It's general, so lets pick F which is flourine as an example.
Need to know how to get started on the essay.
need to know how to order the elements, why Roman numerals are used and what do they represent in th compound.

Why aren't they used for all ionic compounds and when do we use prefixes like di and tri?

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Ionic compounds are those which are made up of a positively charged ion (called cation), and a negtaively charged ion, called (anion). A molecule ...

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