for a covalent compound, what is the name for the combination of 2 nitrogen atoms and 5 oxygen atoms?
eg. for the combination 1 carbon atom with 1 oxygen atom:
Name : carbon monoxide
Formula : CO
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This can be named in two ways.
Here we have two Nitrogen and 5 oxygen.
So we can say Dinitogen Pentaoxide.
Another way is to do this is by oxidation state. In `N_2O_5` oxidation state of N is 5. So we can say the name as;
Nitrogen(V) Oxide [ Nitrogen five Oxide]
N2O5 is named as dinitrogen pentaoxide it has NO2+ and NO3-
with average mass of 108.01
Systematic name 1,3-Dioxodiazoxane 1,3-dioxide
Also know as
Nitrogen pentoxide (O2NONO2)
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