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The systematic names for water, as determined by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC), are water and oxidane, although water is the more commonly used term by chemists. The traditional name has b... More »

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MnO2 is the chemical formula for manganese (IV) dioxide. It is a naturally occurring blackish-brown solid that is insoluble in water. More »

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The chemical that is designated with the chemical notation of Nh3 is ammonia. Ammonia is a colorless gas at room temperature that has a strong, suffocating odor. In its liquid form, which is commonly used in refrigerants... More »

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The scientific name for water is either water or oxidane, according to the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry. Water may also be referred to as H2O or HOH, based on its composition of two hydrogen atoms an... More »

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To name bicyclic compounds based on the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) system of nomenclature, start with the term "bicyclo." Count the number of carbons between the structure's bridgeheads, an... More »

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Elements are named when a suggested name is approved by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC). Most countries use the element name adopted by IUPAC. Names can come from many areas, including scien... More »

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FeCl3 is iron (III) chloride using the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry's nomenclature. Under older systems, it is also known as iron chloride or ferrous chloride. In nature, FeCl3 is the mineral molysit... More »

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