Which of the following sets of names and compounds is correct?
A. HClO (aq), hypochlorous acid
B. H3PO4 (aq), phosphorous acid
C. HCl (aq), hypochloric acid
D. H2CrO4 (aq), perchromic acid
E. H2SO3 (aq), sulfuric acid
Establish the rules for naming oxyacids and binary acids and determine which of the choices is correctly name
Recall that acids come in two different forms: Binary acids and Oxyacids
A binary acid is a covalent compound that contains an H+ ion connected to negative ion.
An oxyacid is a covalent compound that contains an H+ ion connected to a polyatomic ion containing oxygen.