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Salts are a type of ionic compound that derives its chemical name from the anions and cations it contains. For example, the chemical name for table salt is sodium chloride, which is represented by the chemical formula Na... More »

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The chemical formula for salt is NaCl. Salt consists of one atom of sodium combined with one atom of chlorine. The scientific name for salt is sodium chloride. More »

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The chemical name for CH3O is methoxide, which is a combination of "meth" and "oxide." Containing one atom of carbon, three atoms of hydrogen and one atom of oxygen, the systematic name for methoxide is methanolate and i... More »

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Yttrium barium copper oxide is a chemical compound containing the four elements in its name. It is represented by the general molecular formula YBa2Cu3O7-x, according to American Elements. It is sometimes abbreviated as ... More »

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Ionic compounds are electrically neutral because the charges of the cations and anions that make up the compound cancel each other out. In the case of salt for example, sodium has a charge of positive one, and chloride h... More »

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Invisible ink is a solution or compound that becomes visible upon addition of another substance and can either be made through a chemical or physical process. For example, certain "invisible" solutions only require UV li... More »

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Dinitogen trioxide is a highly combustible chemical compound that is often used for special purpose fuels. The compound contains two nitrogen and three oxygen molecules. This chemical is also fatally toxic. More »

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