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Acid Nomenclature (Worksheets)

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Work in groups on these problems. You should try to answer the questions without referring to your textbook. If you get stuck, try asking another group for help.


Write the formula for each of the acids listed below:

Nitric acid  
Hydrocyanic acid  
Chloric acid  
Acetic acid  
Hydrobromic acid  
Sulfurous acid  
Chlorous acid  
Boric acid  
Hydrochloric acid  
Phosphoric acid  
Nitrous acid  
Hydrofluoric acid  
Perchloric acid  
Hydroiodic acid  
Phosphorous acid  
Carbonic acid  
Sulfuric acid  
Formic acid  


Name each of the following acids: