Chemical Nomenclature and Chemical Formulas

Updated on January 28, 2015

Introduction

Chemistry is involved with various and diverse interactions of matter either around us or simply inside the laboratory. These are described using the language of chemistry which consists of symbols, formulas and equations.

Symbols are used as shorthand abbreviations for elements composed of a single capital letter or a capital letter and one or two small letters like H, O, Cl, Na, or Unq.

Formulas are combinations of symbols such as CO2 for carbon dioxide, C6H22O11for table sugar and HCl for hydrochloric acid.

Chemical reactions are composed of elements and compounds which are described through chemical equations using symbols and formulas.

Chemical symbols of  some elements
Chemical symbols of some elements

Chemical Symbols

Chemical symbols are shorthand abbreviations for elements composed of a single capital letter or a capital letter and one or two small letters.

Chemical Formula

Chemical formula indicates the relative number of atoms of each element in a substance. It consists of symbols of elements and subscripts which give the number of atoms of each element.

Examples:

  • The formula of water is H2O

There are 2 atoms of Hydrogen and 1 atom of oxygen

  • The formula of glucose is C6H12O6

There are 6 atoms of Carbon, 12 atoms of Hydrogen and 6 atoms of Oxygen.

In writing formulas, the total positive charges plus the total negative charges must equal to zero since the compound is electrically neutral.

Examples of common, simple and polyatomic ions
Examples of common, simple and polyatomic ions

Rules in writing formulas of compounds

There are basic rules in writing formulas of compounds. These are:

  1. Write first the symbol of the positive ion followed by the symbol of the negative ion or radical. A radical or polyatomic ion is a group of atoms which acts as a single atom.
  2. Criss-cross: the valence of the positive ion becomes the subscript of the negative ion, while the valence of the negative ion becomes the subscript of the positive ion. (You have to disregard the sign) Example: Al+3 O-2 = Al2O3
  3. If the valence is numerically equal, there is no need to criss -cross since the sum of the valence is zero. Example: Ca+2O-2 = CaO
  4. Do not write the subscript if it is only 1.
  5. If the subscript of the radical is greater than 1, the radical is enclosed with a parenthesis. Example: Mg-2PO-3 = Mg3 (PO2)2
  6. Subscripts should be reduced to the lowest ratio. Example: Sn+4 O-2 = Sn2 O4 = SnO2

How Are Compounds Named

There are several types of compounds. These are the acids, bases, salts, and oxides. This lesson will show you how to name each compound correctly.

Acids

These are compounds of weakly bonded H atoms. In solution, they release ions. A given nonmetal may form a series of acids.

Naming Acid Compounds
Naming Acid Compounds
Common Acids with their Formulas and Uses
Common Acids with their Formulas and Uses

Common Acids

HBrO3 - Bromic acid

HlO3 - Iodic acid

HClO3 - Chloric acid

HBO3 - Boric acid

HMnO3 - Manganic acid

H2SO4 - Sulfuric acid

H3PO4 - Phosphoric acid

H3AsO4 - Arsenic acid

  • Note that all acids above have names ending in ‘ic’ attached to the stem of the name of the nonmetal. The number of oxygen atoms in common acid is either 3 (column 1) or 4 (column 2). You have to remember this:

To name a series of acids formed by a given nonmetal, consider the following:

HClO4 perchloric acid

HCIO3 chloric acid

HCLO2 chlorous acid

HCIO hypochlorous acid

HCI hypochloric acid

The system adopted is as follows:

  1. The suffix ‘ic’ denotes the common acid (HCIO).
  2. The suffix ‘ous’ denotes an acid containing one less oxygen atom than the common acid (HCIO2).
  3. The prefix ‘hypo’ with the suffix ‘ous’ denotes an acid with two less oxygen atoms than the common acid (HCIO).
  4. The prefix ‘per’ with the suffix ‘ic’ denotes an acid containing one more oxygen atom than the common acid (HClO4).
  5. The prefix ‘hydro’ with the suffix ‘ic’ denotes an acid with no oxygen (HCl).

Answer the following:

1. Name the following acids:

a. HbrO2

b. HI

c. H2SO3

d. HMnO4

e. H2S

2. Write the chemical formula of the following:

a. Hydrobromic acid d. Hypoiodous acid

b. Nitrous acid e. Bromous acid

c. Periodic acid

  • Note: (c) is read as per-iod-ic acid.

Bases

These are the compounds identified by the presence of the hydroxide group (OH). Name of the metallic portion first followed by the word hydroxide.

Examples:

NaOH - Sodium Hydroxide

Fe(OH)2 - Iron(II) Hydroxide or Ferrous Hydroxide

Fe(OH)3 - Iron(III) Hydroxide or Ferric Hydroxide

The strengths and weaknesses of acids and bases

Salts

Salts are formed when metallic atoms replace the weakly bonded hydrogen atoms of an acid. They are named after the acid from which they are formed. The name of the metal comes first, followed by the name of the nonmetallic group. The ending ‘ic’ is changed to ‘ate’ and the ending ‘ous’ to ‘ite’. For salts with no oxygen atom, the prefix ‘hydro’ is dropped and ending ‘ic’ is changed to ‘ide’.

For example, the acid HNO3 (nitric acid) forms the salt KNO3 (potassium nitrate), when the metallic atom K places H atom of the acid. As another example, the acid HNO2 (nitrous acid) forms the salt KNO potassium nitrate). The ending ‘ous’ of the acid is changed to ‘ite’.

HI (hydroiodic acid) forms the salt KI (potassium iodide). Since there is no more hydrogen atom in the salt, the prefix “hydro” of the acid name is dropped. The ending ‘ic’ of the acid is changed to “ide’ in salt.

♦ Consider the following series:

NaClO4 - Sodium Perchlorate

NaClO3 -Sodium Chlorate

NaClO2 - Sodium Chloride

NaClO - Sodium Hypochloride

NaCl - Sodium Chloride

These salts are formed by replacement of the H of the series of acids.

♦ Give the name of each of the following salts:

a. K2SO4 d. Lil

b. Ca3(PO4)2 e. KmnO4

c. Na2CO3

♦ Write the chemical formula of:

a. Sodium Nitrate

b. Magnesium Chloride

c. Calcium Sulfite

d. Sodium Hypobromite

e. Ammonium Periodate

When a metal has a variable oxidation number, its name is followed by the oxidation number written in Roman numeral enclosed in parenthesis. The old method used the stem of the Latin name and the suffixes ‘ous’ and ‘ic’ for the lower and higher states, respectively.

Examples:

FeCI2 – iron (II) chloride or ferrous chloride

FeCI3 – iron (III) chloride or ferric chloride

Other Metallic Ions with Variable Oxidation Number

Sn
+2
tin(II) or stannous
Sn
+4
tin(IV) or stannic
Hg
+1
mercury(I) or mercurous
Hg
+2
mercuric(II) or mercuric
Cu
+1
copper(I) or cuprous
Cu
+2
copper(II) or cupric
Au
+1
gold(I) or aurous
Au
+3
gold(III) or auric
Pb
+2
lead(II) or plumbous
Pb
+4
lead(IV) or plumbic

Acids, Bases and Salts

Oxides

Oxides are compounds of oxygen with metals or nonmetals. Name the metal or the nonmetal first. Then use the prefixes di, tri, tetra or penta before the term oxide to indicate the number of oxygen atoms present. In case where the number of oxygen atom present can determine from oxidation number of the combined metal, the prefix is omitted.

Examples:

NO2: Nitrogen Dioxide

N2O4: Dinitrogen Tetroxide

P2O5: Phosphorus Pentoxide

PbO: Lead(II) oxide or Plumbous Oxide

PbO2: Lead(IV) oxide or Plumbous Oxide

Questions for Study and Review

I. Name the following compounds by identifying the oxidation number of the metal as you name the compounds listed below:

  1. CoBr2
  2. PbS
  3. CrSO4
  4. Fe(NO3)2
  5. Sn(ClO4)3

II. Formula Writing: Write the correct chemical formula of the following:

  1. Calcium carbonate
  2. Magnesium hydroxide
  3. Copper sulfate
  4. Carbon tetrachloride
  5. Potassium bromate
  6. Ammonium hydroxide
  7. Lead nitrate
  8. Sulfuric acid
  9. Nitric acid
  10. Boric acid


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      Krichelle kae Calderon Enriquez 

      3 months ago from San Miguel, Bulacan, Philippines

      Enriquez, Krichelle kae C. (BSMT 1), I've learned a lot about the topic on how to write chemical formula and how to name it. It is easy for us to med tech students to define what the chemicals are and what its formula or the nomenclature. Thanks to the slides that our prof provided to us, so that it can easy to us to understand about the topic.

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      Jeriemae DelaCruz 

      3 months ago

      Jeriemae Dela Cruz BSMT 1

      I learned the different rules in writing formulas of compounds and how to do the criss cross. also i learned how to combined the different elements in the periodic table

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      trixie anne 

      3 months ago

      SILVESTRE, TRIXIE ANNE C. BSMT 1 the chemical reaction are in everywhere of our daily life, every day in our body occurs reactions without noticing about them, when we eat, breath even when we move occur many biological process that need chemical reactions. There are some other processes that we use in our daily life like the combustion, the oxidation and reduction and the interaction between acids and bases. That’s how we live

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      Allen Tuazon BSMT 

      3 months ago

      Tuazon, Allen Patrick F. (BSMT-1)

      This topic discuss what and how symbols, names and formula are given in a certain element with this we can understand how chemical and elements achieve their name and properties. In our daily lives we can use this to differentiate and know what is the uses of a certain thing and how we should call it properly.

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      Pauline Venzon 

      3 months ago

      Venzon, Pauline Charm S. (BSMT-1)

      The chemical Nomenclature is studying of symbol and names of formulas like periodic table is cindider of all number and names of symbol examples hydrogen name of formula 1 of atomic number and symbol is H. It is important to know formulas because there are so many bad things that will happend if we dont know the right formula or combinationsof what we do.

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      PatriciaMae Sayco 

      3 months ago

      SAYCO, PATRICIA MAE M. BSMT1 Nomenclature and formula is helpful for us to formulate right equation in term of chemical reaction. Symbols, Formulas, and Equation is the language of chemistry that we can easily identify through the help of Periodic Table of Elements.

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      Jimelle Conson 

      3 months ago from Bulacan

      CONSON, JIMELLE - BSMT 1.Thi lesson helped us to understand more the topic about Chemical Nomenclature and Chemical Formulas. It leds us to more broad and interesting discussion about the said topic. About the different types of compounds, etc.

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      Tricia Anne Reyes BSMT 

      3 months ago from Palapala, San Ildefonso Bulacan

      REYES, TRICIA ANNE I. BSMT

      This lesson is very essential to us, Medical technology student because this has gave us knowledge on how chemicals are named and what are differences of four different type of compound and with this lesson we have known the rules on how to correctly write the chemical formulas and what are the common acids are and their uses in our lives.

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      Pascual, Mary Angelou C. ( BSMT1)

      Having a knowledge on how to write a chemical formula is an advantages for us a medtech student. It can help us to identify the new compound mixture that formed in our laboratory experiments. and we also know the languages of chemistry which is the symbols, equation and formulas.

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      John Derrick Chan 

      3 months ago

      CHAN, JOHN DERRICK L. (BSMT1) In this lesson, we learned how to name a chemical formula by following the rules. The lesson might be hard since, we need to be aware of different terms and rules just to name a formula right but, that method can surely help us in our future workplace. It can help to be aware of different names of our specimen to handle in the future. It can help us to easily memorize things since we were already trained by this lesson. Moreover, knowing how to name chemical formula, we can identify the elements used in a product that we are using and we can mitigate danger if we are allergic to that experiment or something since we are already aware of the content a product.

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      Joyce Nicole 

      3 months ago

      Dungo, Joyce Nicole B. (BSMT 1) - Chemical nomenclature is the term given by naming of compounds. And knowing how to write chemical formulas enables us to easily identify the number of atoms of each element in a compound. It is also the language of chemistry because it consists of symbols, equations, and formulas

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      Darah Arthria Cristobal 

      3 months ago from San Ildefonso, Bulacan

      CRISTOBAL, DARAH ARTHRIA DC. BSMT1. Chemical nomenclature is the term given to the naming of compounds.A chemical formula tells us the number of atoms of each element in a compound. It is a representation of the chemical composition of a substance. This can be either a molecular or empirical formula.

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      kathlenecalague 

      3 months ago

      CALAGUE KATHLENE JADE BSMT1 Chemical nomenclature is essential for us in order to easily identify the type of compound including stoichiometry and type of constituent atom. Also for us to be able to appreciate chemistry better, we should know how to write correct equation of the chemicals and how to name them properly.

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      Jota, Kristine Cassandra B.

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      Learning on how to properly write a chemical symbols, formulas, and equations is important when you are in the field of medicine, it will help you and will have an advantage because it will be easier for you to answer such activities. This is important to study so you will have the background knowledge on how compounds are named, etc.

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      Elaine Herrera 

      3 months ago

      HERRERA, MARY ELAINE, V. BSMT A compound is a substance made up of a definite proportion of two or more elements. A chemical formula tells us the number of atoms of each element in a compound. it contains the symbols of the atoms of the element present in the compound as well as how many there are for each element in the form of subscripts. I was able to learn all of these thanks to this post.

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      Kimberly Reforsado 

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      Reforsado, Kimberly D.G. (BSMT-1)

      The ability of naming and writing correct formulas of elements and compounds is a very essential skill to be possessed by a Medical Technology student. Knowledge in Chemical Nomenclature and Chemical Formula helps us to easily understand how these compounds are formed and also aids us to identify them easier. This lesson is very relevant to our course, because in the future we are going to deal with a huge amount of substances and compounds which we should be able to identify and familiarize with, without difficulty, through the use of knowledge we gained in this lesson.

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      Learning how to name and write the chemical formulas of different compunds of elements is very useful. With this topic we will learned the importance to ensure each substances.

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      De Leon, Melody Jane 

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      With this study, we learned how to make chemical formulas of different compound substances that combined together. On how it is name as well. As a future medical technologist it will be very useful for us to have a background knowledge in different we might often encounter during our laboratories.

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      Ma. Roselle Angela S. de Leon 

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      De Leon, Ma. Roselle Angela S. (BSMT 1) As a future medical technologist, we should learn how to write and read formulas. This is because we cannot be able to understand chemistry if don't know how to. We should always remember that the language of chemistry are symbols, equations and formulas.

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      Ma. Roselle Angela S. de Leon 

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      BSMT 1 - Knowing how to write chemical formulas of the compounds is an advantage because with this it will easy for you to identify the compounds that are newly formed. Also, for you to be able to understand chemistry, you should know how to read and write the chemical formulas. Always remember that the language of chemistry are symbols, equations and formulas.

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      Puzon, Abegail S. (BSMT-1)

      Learning to name and write formulas for chemical compounds requires practice with immediate feedback to help you learn from mistakes. Chemical Nomenclature is important because it ensure that a spoken or written chemical name leaves no uncertainty concerning which chemical compound the name refers to: each chemical name should refer to a single substance. A less important aim is to ensure that each substance has a single name mited number of alternative names. The form of nomenclature used depends on the audience to which it is addressed.

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      Fajardo, Nhiza Mae A. BSMT-1

      It is important to study or to know how do combined chemicals named. The fact that the language of chemistry are symbols; formulas and equations, the study about chemical nomenclature and formula are very important to us.

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      Bundalian, Chloe Jane L. BSMT 1

      the language of chemistry which consists of symbols, formulas and equations is very important to us med students. By knowing the language of chemistry we are able to name the elements or chemicals. it is useful for us because we are going to deal with chemicals inside the lab.

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      Emman Payuran 

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      Villasenor Emmanuel P. BSMT

      When forming compounds, it is important to know something about the way atoms will react with each other. One of the most important manners in which atoms and/or molecules react with each other is the oxidation/reduction reaction. Oxidation/Reduction reactions are the processes of losing and gaining electrons respectively.

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      Pinky Miranda 

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      MIRANDA, MA.PINKY RAMEI V. (BSMT 1) - Knowing the proper way of naming elements or chemicals is absolutely important especially if you're in the Med field because you will always deal with chemicals and elements and besides how can you conduct experiment if you dont know how to name an element or if you dont know how to write formulas? because in this lesson, valence is essential to get the right chemical formulas thus it will determine its name.

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      CASTRO, ANJELA V. ( BSMT-1) - We encounter chemical substances and compounds every day. These chemicals are made up of a fixed proportion of atoms, and these atoms are arranged in a certain way. In order to figure out what these proportions are and how they are arranged for any given substance, we need to know the chemical formula of the substance or compound. Studying chemical formulas and having a knowledge on how to name chemicals gives us the opportunity to know the different components of a substance.

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      Pauline Venzon 

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      Chemical formulas are important for us bcs there are chemicals needed to combine in beverages or food formulas are important for us to know how much chemicals is required to be in that specific meal.

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      lawrencedsantos 

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      John Lawrence Delos Santos as a student we must study chemical nomenclature and formulas because it helps us to have a knowledge solving different chemical equation , first you must know first the chemical symbols shorthand abbreviations for elements composed of a single capital letter or a capital letter and one or two small letters. 4. Chemical Formula  indicates the relative number of atoms of each element in a substance. It consists of symbols of elements and subscripts which give the number of atoms of each In writing formulas, the total positive charges plus the total negative charges must equal to zero since the compound is electrically neutral.

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      carlo crisanto v sapiendante 

      6 months ago

      SAPIENDANTE CARLO CRISANTO V. BAC- 3 when we coined the term nomenclature it is to ensure a specific spoken or written chemical names that leaves no ambiguity in concerning whicj chemical compound which is/are refferd to. chemist uses specific rules and convemtions that we can see in the slides that can really healps us sudying chemistry. this slides helps me a alot to gained more knowledge as a future media practitioner for information dessimintaion

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      CRUZ, BEATRIZ DL. BS PSY3 

      6 months ago

      A chemical formula is a way of information about the chemical proportions of atoms that constitute a particular chemical compound or molecule, using chemical element symbols, numbers, and sometimes also other symbols, such as parentheses, dashes, brackets, commas and plus (+) and minus (−) signs. These are limited to a single typographic line of symbols, which may include subscripts and superscripts. A chemical formula is not a chemical name, and it contains no words. Although a chemical formula may imply certain simple chemical structures, it is not the same as a full chemical structural formula. Chemical formulas can fully specify the structure of only the simplest of molecules and chemical substances, and are generally more limited in power than are chemical names and structural formulas.

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      ivoryshanesalonga 

      9 months ago

      ivory shane salonga

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      the relevance of chemical nomenclature in my course is like this. me as a tourism student we need to memorize different country abbreviation. simply as chemical nomenclature. it clearly state that we need to study this in order us to learn the different chemicals in our surroundings.

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      Jerielen Mangahas 

      10 months ago

      Jerielen Mangahas

      BSTM4 (FRIDAY-TUTORIAL)

      Chemical nomenclature is the term given to the naming of compounds. Chemists use specific rules and "conventions" to name different compounds.

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      ivoryshanesalonga 

      10 months ago

      ivory shane f. salonga

      BSTM 4

      (TUTORIAL/FRIDAY)

      there are more than hundred of chemical nomenclature and they are called systematic name. they may be a bit ponderous, but they uniquely identify a given substance. Chemical substances have been a part the fabric of civilization and culture for thousands of years. thats why now and then substances is part of our life.

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      Tedyliza Ramos 

      10 months ago

      RAMOS TEDYLIZA ROSE C.

      BSTM 4

      (TUTORIAL/FRIDAY)

      Nomenclature is a system of names or terms, or the rules for forming these terms in a particular field of arts or sciences. Nomenclature is the system of assignment of names given to organic compounds.The principles of naming vary from the relatively informal conventions of everyday speech to the internationally agreed principles, rules and recommendations that govern the formation and use of the specialist terms used in scientific and any other disciplines.

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      Rene Briane 

      15 months ago

      Rene Briane G. Angeles

      BSEEC - III

      acid, salt, bases and oxide that is the 4 things that we need to remember . acids are the chemicals that have "H" on the end of the chemical symbol. bases are the chemical that have "OH" in the end of the chemical symbol. salt are the chemicals that has no "OH" and "H" in the chemical symbols. and oxide are the chemicals that has oxygen.

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      Melencio, Marc James 

      15 months ago

      Melencio, Marc James

      Tourism

      Chemical nomenclature is a set of rules to generate systematic names for chemical compounds. Chemical formula is an expression which states the number and type of atoms present in a molecule of a substance. The type of atom is given using element symbols. The number of atoms is indicated by a subscript following the element symbol.

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      Christian Paul V. Ogorida BSCE II 

      15 months ago

      A chemical nomenclature is a set of rules to generate systematic names for chemical compounds. The nomenclature used most frequently worldwide is the one created and developed by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).

      The IUPAC's rules for naming organic and inorganic compounds are contained in two publications, known as the Blue Book and the Red Book,respectively. A third publication, known as the Green Book, describes the recommendations for the use of symbols for physical quantities in association with the IUPAP while a fourth, the Gold Book, contains the definitions of a large number of technical terms used in chemistry. Similar compendia exist for biochemistry the White Book, in association with the IUBMB, analytical chemistry the Orange Book, macromolecular chemistry the Purple Book and clinical chemistry the Silver Book. These "color books" are supplemented by shorter recommendations for specific circumstances that are published

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      Christine San Gabriel BSN1 

      15 months ago

      Each compound has their own formulas.This topic taught me how to read,name and write formulas.Every different compound has different component.Chemical equations and formulas are the language of chemistry.

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      Ronniel Legaspi 

      15 months ago

      LEGASPI, RONNIEL AERON R. BSEEC-3 Knowing the kinds of chemical is very useful to us because chemical is we use daily like the food we ate, like the things we use in our daily life like ballpen, plastic and etc. As a future engineer it is very useful like using cement in building bridge or etc.

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      Kensanc 

      15 months ago

      Sanciangco,Kenneth Philip H.

      BSHM-3

      A chemical nomenclature is a set of rules to generate systematic names for chemical compounds.The primary function of chemical nomenclature is to ensure that a spoken or written chemical name leaves no ambiguity concerning which chemical compound the name refers to each chemical name should refer to a single substance. A less important is to ensure that each substance has a single name, although a limited number of alternative names is acceptable in some cases.

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      Camille San Mateo 

      15 months ago

      SAN MATEO, CAMILLE C.

      BSN-1

      Chemistry is very useful in our everyday lives. Knowing the language of chemistry which consists of symbols, formulas, and equations makes everything easy like naming compounds. But long before chemists knew the formulas for chemical compounds, they developed a system of nomenclature that gave each compound a unique name. Nomenclature is important because it help us to come up with the name for an object. And knowing the names of those chemicals give us the idea of their uses.

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      Bryan Pangilinan 

      15 months ago

      Bryan P, Pangilinan

      BSHM 4-2

      This topic Chemical Nomenclature and Chemical Formulas is indeed important for us. Because without these formulas how will you equate or find the answer of the given equations? there is no need to memorize every formula, familiarizing this would be enough. This is not just for us tourism students but also in other courses. Now, this is important in our field because how will we know the names of the chemicals that we about to handle, also how dangerous can this be. That's why it's that important.

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      Teddy Gullem 

      15 months ago

      Chemical nomenclature is a systematic rules for naming chemical compounds. It is basically a tool used to shorten the names of the chemical names of elements and compounds. Which is if done right.

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      Danica Vipinoza 

      15 months ago

      Chemical nomenclature is the term given to the naming of compounds. Chemists use specific rules and "conventions" to name different compounds.

      In a chemical equation, the formula represents one mole of a reactant or product. Having connection in teaching, teachers might have diverse students. Different cultures, personalities, and names. Every teacher must know the name of his students and be able them to differentiate. Each name has its own origin and it should be accepted and respected.

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      Jasper Sierto 

      15 months ago

      Sierto, Jasper L.

      BSHM - 3

      As far as I know Chemical Nomenclature is the term given to the naming of compounds. Chemists use specific rules and "conventions" to name different compounds. This section is designed to help you review some of those rules and conventions. Oxidation and Reduction. Forming Ionic Compounds.

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      Javy Paul Gonzales 

      15 months ago from San Ildefonso Bulacan

      GONZALES,JAVY PAUL S.

      BSHM 3

      Chemical nomenclature is the process of giving unambiguous chemical formulas or chemical names to elements and compounds.When forming compounds, it is important to know something about the way atoms will react with each other. When we are cooking we should know on how much heat is needed to cook the food. Chemical nomenclature is one of the important part we need to study.

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      RUSSELL BERNARDINO BSTM4 

      15 months ago

      Chemical Formulas are super useful. They identify the reactants and products in a chemical reaction. Reactants are the starting materials; they're the atoms and molecules that we start with and are always located on the left hand side , There are different type of chemical formula such as molecular formula, empirical formula, and formula unit.

      Without getting into the detail of any one of them, chemical formula tells us what elements are in the molecule or chemical compound. It is a representation of the substance on paper.

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      Jolina Gabriel 

      15 months ago

      Jolina L Gabriel

      BsN -1

      Chemical Nomenclature, in simple terms, is the proper naming of elements and compounds (acids, salts, bases, and oxides) that makes up chemical equations in chemical reactions. Without symbols for elements, it is then impossible to make chemical formulas for compounds. This naming system is very important for without it we won't know which is which and what is what. In experiments, if the components needed have no labels or names, how could we possibly identify what are we going to add or mix in a chemical solution. This may give rise to confusion and confusion will result to failure and possible lab accidents. That's why knowing each of these names for elements and compounds is significant.

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      Dave Joshua Villangca 

      15 months ago

      Dave Joshua B. Villangca

      BSN-I

      Baliuag University

      General Chemistry

      T, F 7:30-12:00

      The periodic table of elements is the heart of chemistry. In this link, I learned that the chemical symbols and chemical equations are the language of chemistry. Compound is made up of two or more elements. Compounds can be classified as acid, base, salts, and oxides. It's an acid if a compound has an "H" as a first letter. It's base if it has OH. It's salts if it has no "H or OH". Lastly, a compound is an Oxide if it has "O". I also learned in this link how to name a compound and how to make it a chemical formula based on its atomic structure and valence in terms of criss-cross method and other procedures or rules. This link truly helps me as a student to understand chemistry more.

      As a nurse, it's important to know first the nature of the medicines or how it was formed before we give it to our patients for us to give them the best and excellent service possible.

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      TORIBIO, PAULINE LOUISE A. 

      15 months ago

      TORIBIO, PAULINE LOUISE A.

      BSN I

      Naming and classification of compounds are somewhat the basic part of chemistry. As the title says "Chemical Nomenclature and Chemical Formulas", I have learned how to name, read and classify compounds. For just one link I have learned a lot. Why do we have to learn about this? It is simply because, everyday we are using them and not knowing their composition or structure may harm us. We also should learn about them because we have to innovate and make living better.

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      Gil Calderon 

      15 months ago

      Many compounds exist as molecules. In particular, when nonmetals connect with other nonmetals, the compound typically exists as molecules. Furthermore, in some cases there are many different kinds of molecules that can be formed between any given elements, with all the different molecules having different chemical and physical properties. How do we tell them apart? The answer is a very specific system of naming compounds, called chemical nomenclature. By following the rules of nomenclature, each and every compound has its own unique name, and each name refers to one and only one compound.

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      Bianca Bernardo 

      15 months ago

      MARUCOT, KATRINA BIANCA BSN1

      Chemical Equations, Formulas are the known as the language of chemistry. Having knowledge on how to properly name chemicals are essential to those in the Medical Field as this is the backbone of creating new medicine and innovation to better the lives of us human beings and cure diseases. Not only in medicines, but everything in this world as we know it have their own chemical names and formulas.

    • Jucel Salvador profile image

      Jucel Salvador 

      20 months ago

      Salvador, Jucel Roma M.

      BEED-II (Inorganic Chem)

      TF/12:30-2:00/CS 105

      Nomenclature is the systematic approach to naming chemical compounds. This is only concerned with naming very simple compounds. There are several types of compounds. These are the acids, bases, salts, and oxides. On the other hand, chemical formula is the representation of the composition of compounds. It contains the symbol and formula of elements or radicals and the number of atoms of each element. In writing formulas, we should know the correct symbols of element and radicals. Valence denotes the number of electrons in the outermost energy level while radicals are group of elements which act as one or a single atom. Also, there are rules to be followed in writing formulas. As a future educator, it is important to understand the lesson well and be able to write formulas, balance chemical equations and even calculate the percentage composition of a compound for our future students to learn.

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      Zipagan 

      21 months ago

      Dhaina Marie B. Zipagan (BAC-II)

      A chemical nomenclature is a set of rules to generate systematic names for chemical compounds. Chemists use specific rules and "conventions" to name different compounds. When forming compounds, it is important to know something about the way atoms will react with each other. One of the most important manners in which atoms and/or molecules react with each other is the oxidation/reduction reaction. Oxidation/Reduction reactions are the processes of losing and gaining electrons respectively.

      As a mass communication student, we should know how to follow the rules in making article because we offer information and build a relationship with your newsletter subscribers and to give your clients a deeper understanding on a topic.

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      Maniella de Leon 

      22 months ago

      De Leon, Maniella Assumpta M.

      BEED-II BSC206B (Inorganic Chemistry/ TF/ 12:30-2:00/ CS 105)

      It is necessary to know the names of the chemicals for it gives us the idea of their uses. Naming chemicals is as important as knowing my future students by name. So, I will be able to record correctly their grades according to their performance.

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      mariseperez08 

      22 months ago

      Niña Marise V. Perez

      BEED-II

      BSC206B (Inorganic Chemistry)

      TF-12:30-2:00pm/CS105

      Chemical nomenclature is the term given to the naming of compounds. Chemists use specific rules and "conventions" to name different compounds. This section is designed to help you review some of those rules and conventions. The primary function of chemical nomenclature is to ensure that a spoken or written chemical name leaves no ambiguity concerning which chemical compound the name refers to: each chemical name should refer to a single substance. A less important aim is to ensure that each substance has a single name (although a limited number of alternative names is acceptable in some cases). The form of nomenclature used depends on the audience to which it is addressed. As such, no single correct form exists, but rather there are different forms that are more or less appropriate in different circumstances. A common name will often suffice to identify a chemical compound in a particular set of circumstances. However, in a few specific circumstances (such as the construction of large indices), it becomes necessary to ensure that each compound has a unique name.

      In discussing chemistry nomenclatures is it necessary to identify the type of compound including stoichiometry and type of constituent atoms. The first separation of importance is to distinguish between inorganic and organic compounds. Unfortunately, this separation is not always clear. even to experienced chemists. Historically (two centuries ago) the definitions were that inorganic compounds were synthesized by geological systems and organic compounds were found in biological systems. The modern definitions argues that organic compounds are any molecule containing carbon and by default this means that inorganic chemistry deals with molecules lacking carbon. The confusion arise when chemists that study carbon based materials like diamond or graphite, but that argument is beyond the scope of this text. The following sections presents the current nomenclature rules for inorganic and organic molecules.

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      Maria Luz Mendoza 

      22 months ago

      Ma. Luz Mendoza (BEEDII)

      The primary function of chemical nomenclature is to ensure that a spoken or written chemical name leaves no ambiguity concerning to what chemical compound the name refers. Each chemical name should refer to a single substance. Today, scientists often refer to chemicals by their common names: for example, water is not often called dihydrogen oxide. However, it is important to be able to recognize and name all chemicals in a standardized way. Molecular compounds are made when two or more elements share electrons in a covalent bond to connect the elements. Typically, non-metals tend to share electrons, make covalent bonds, and thus, form molecular compounds. Having relation to my course it is important to know our students each or one by one as what and who they are.

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      Jahna Carmella 

      22 months ago

      Jahna Carmella B. Galvez

      BEED-II

      BSC 206B (Inorganic Chemistry TF 12:30-2:00/CS 105)

      chemical nomenclature is a set of rules to generate systematic names for chemical compounds. When forming compounds, it is important to know something about the way atoms will react with each other. One of the most important manners in which atoms and/or molecules react with each other is the oxidation/reduction reaction. Oxidation/Reduction reactions are the processes of losing and gaining electrons respectively; oxidation numbers are assigned to atoms and compounds as a way to tell scientists where the electrons are in a reaction. It is often referred to as the "charge" on the atom or compound. The oxidation number is assigned according to a standard set of rules, knowing the oxidation number of a compound is very important when discussing ionic compounds. Ionic compounds are combinations of positive and negative ions. They are generally formed when nonmetals and metals bond, as a future educator we must remember the names of our student and not give them a name that can embarrass or can humiliate them.

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      Villaroman 

      22 months ago

      Villaroman Nikki D.C. BEED III

      BSC206b (T/F 12:30-2:00/CS 105)

      Chemical nomenclature is the term given to the naming of compounds. Chemists use specific rules and "conventions" to name different compounds. The first chemical nomenclature was developed in 1787 by a commission of French chemists under the chairmanship of A. L. Lavoisier. Before that, a substance was named according to arbitrarily chosen criteria, for example, the method of production, the name of the discoverer, or some property.In relation to education we should always remember that students have different learning styles that we should consider for them to reach their maximum learning potential.

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      JosephineLopez04 

      22 months ago

      Josephine V. Lopez

      BEEd-ll

      BSC 206 (Inorganic Chemistry TF 12:30-2:00)

      A chemical nomenclature is a set of rules to generate systematic names for chemical compounds. The nomenclature used most frequently worldwide is the one created and developed by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC). Chemical nomenclature consists of different symbols of elements and subscript. The primary function of chemical nomenclature is to ensure that a spoken or written chemical name leaves no ambiguity concerning which chemical compound the name refers to each chemical name should refer to a single substance.

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      Elize Bantang 14 

      22 months ago

      Merle, Eliza B.

      BEEd-ll

      BSC 206 (Inorganic Chemistry TF 12:30-2:00)

      Chemical nomenclature is at least as old as the pseudoscience of alchemy, which was able to recognise a limited number of reproducible materials. Chemical formula indicates the relative number of atoms of each element in a substance. It consists of symbols of elements and subscripts. Chemical symbols are shorthand abbreviations for elements. There are several types of compounds, these are the acids, bases, salts, and oxides In writing formulas of compounds there are some basic rules. In relation to my course, it is necessary to know further and to learn more about our future learners' behaviour, family background and how they collaborate other peers and to other people.

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      Cristina Perez 

      22 months ago

      Perez, Ma. Cristina M. (BEED-II)

      Chemical nomenclature is concerned with naming chemical compounds and writing their formulas. A chemical nomenclature is a set of rules to generate systematic names for chemical compounds. A chemical formula is an expression which states the number and type of atoms present in a molecule of a substance. The type of atom is given using element symbols. The number of atoms is indicated by a subscript following the element symbol. Naming compounds using a fixed set of rules is important so that all compounds are recognized globally by the same name to avoid confusion and misunderstanding. Compounds are named so as to distinguish one compound from another. At times the chemical name of a compound is very long and so to communicate better, a common word/name is used instead. Compounds have a common name, a proper name and chemical formulae. A chemical formula clearly shows the composition of a substance. It not only reveals the identity of the constituent elements, but also their fixed ratio by mass. The chemical formula also stands for one molecule of a substance.

      In a chemical equation, the formula represents one mole of a reactant or product. Having connection in teaching, teachers might have diverse students. Different cultures, personalities, and names. Every teacher must know the name of his students and be able them to differentiate. Each name has its own origin and it should be accepted and respected.

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      Carmela Perez 

      22 months ago

      Perez, Ma. Carmela M.

      (BEED-II)

      BSC 206B (Inorganic Chemistry TF 12:30-2:00/ CS 105)

      Chemical nomenclature is the term given to the naming of compounds. Chemists use specific rules and "conventions" to name different compounds while chemical formula is a representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements. Knowledge on chemical nomenclature will really have a great impact on us, future teachers because one thing that will help us to be an effective teachers is knowing the name of our students. Knowing how to pronounce them properly and call them with their names. By this, students will feel special and the teacher will be appreciated because they know that their teacher is exerting efforts in memorizing their names. Knowing our students is one of the many factors that will help us succeed in teaching.

    • Jucel Salvador profile image

      Jucel Salvador 

      22 months ago

      Salvador, Jucel Roma M.

      BEED-II

      BSC 206B (Inorganic Chemistry TF 12:30-2:00/CS 105)

      Nomenclature is the systematic approach to naming chemical compounds. This is only concerned with naming very simple compounds. There are several types of compounds. These are the acids, bases, salts, and oxides. On the other hand, chemical formula is the representation of the composition of compounds. It contains the symbol and formula of elements or radicals and the number of atoms of each element. In writing formulas, we should know the correct symbols of element and radicals. Valence denotes the number of electrons in the outermost energy level while radicals are group of elements which act as one or a single atom. Also, there are rules to be followed in writing formulas. As a future educator, it is important to understand the lesson well and be able to write formulas, balance chemical equations and even calculate the percentage composition of a compound for our future students to learn.

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      Vivianjane Mempin 

      22 months ago

      Vivian Jane M. Mempin

      BAC-II

      Gen.Chem. (TF/7:30-12:00/CS301)

      Chemical Nomenclature, in simple terms, is the proper naming of elements and compounds (acids, salts, bases, and oxides) that makes up chemical equations in chemical reactions. Without symbols for elements, it is then impossible to make chemical formulas for compounds. This naming system is very important for without it we won't know which is which and what is what. In experiments, if the components needed have no labels or names, how could we possibly identify what are we going to add or mix in a chemical solution. This may give rise to confusion and confusion will result to failure and possible lab accidents. That's why knowing each of these names for elements and compounds is significant.

      In the field of communication, identification and classification of information is really of great significance. If we don't identify which information came from which or whoever, then it's like palgiarism or lying. We also have remember names of different personalities.

    • Jole Ymenel Tila profile image

      Jole Ymenel Tila 

      3 years ago from Pulilan, Bulacan

      Tila Jole Ymenel F. BUHM

      The primary function of chemical nomenclature is to ensure that a spoken or written chemical name leaves no ambiguity concerning which a chemical compound the name refers to, each chemical name should refers to a single substance. The names also conveys some information about the structure or chemistry of a compound. Also important aim is to ensure that each substance has a single name, although a limited number of alternative name is acceptable in some cases.

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      Paulo Tomas 

      3 years ago

      TOMAS J P BUHM

      Knowing the scientific and chemical term of the products we are using in the industry is very important. For we can use a substance we think that is not harmful but it is. It is essential to identify different names and formulas of chemical to avoid hurtful encounter with it.

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      Fatima Cruz Castro 

      3 years ago

      7 CASTRO F C BUTM 2014

      Chemical nomenclature and Chemical formula are so important in our field because this is a set of chemical names. we should know about this specially as a tourism student. and this is a part of chemistry that we need to know.

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      Zyrine Mae Taruc 

      3 years ago

      Taruc, ZM, BUTM 2014

      It is a set or system of names or terms, as those used in a particular science or art, by an individual or community, etc. And it can be apply in tourism industry to named the following equipments that are being used.

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      Clarenz Maximo 

      3 years ago

      21 MAXIMO, CR BUTM

      Chemical formula is an easy way of expressing information about the atoms that constitute a particular chemical compound, and how the relationship between those atoms changes in chemical reactions.

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      Rad Mesina 

      3 years ago from Calumpit, Bulacan

      23 MESINA, DJ BUHM

      name and formulas are part of our daily life. it can also relate to our life which we can used it as a basis to understand how atoms or chemicals form, to know the abbreviation of their names and how it will react if we apply the formulas.

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      Phoebe Sp 

      3 years ago

      In a chemical reaction, it is important to be precise and also to be balanced. We should be very careful in balancing a chemical reaction so we can have a proper experiment.

    • jairafulgencio profile image

      jairafulgencio 

      3 years ago

      Fulgencio JM BUTM 2014

      A chemical formula is a way of expressing information about the proportions of atoms that constitute a particular chemical compound.

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      yuriannesantos 

      3 years ago

      35 Santos, YA BUTM 2014

      Chemical Formulas are important for us bcs there are chemicals needed to combine in beverages or food so formulas are important for us to know how much chemical is required to be in that specific meal.

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      28Quizon,CA 

      3 years ago

      Chemical nomeclature is one of the important part we need to study.These are described using the language of chemistry which consists of symbols, formulas and equations

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      MARCELO, JME BUTM2015 

      3 years ago

      The formula tells you the correct ratio of each element in the compound. Any questions that involve "how much" will require you to know and use this proper ratio. Combinations of the same elements but in different ratios produce compounds with different properties.

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      Elli Rose Gabriel 

      3 years ago

      1 BALELA, E.G BUTM 2014

      in the field of tourism industry chemical formula is a serious thing to talk about because it may cause a dangerous accident for others if they didn't know the uses of chemicals and it's importance. So we need to be aware of what chemical formula will affect our job in the future.

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      Melanie Samson 

      3 years ago

      31 SAMSON, MH BUTM2014-2015

      I think the importance of this study in my field is to help us identify different types of chemicals that we may encounter into kitchen and other places concerning our course.

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      Mary Rose Banzon 

      3 years ago

      I think this matter was important in our industry. I have a chemistry subject and this information is important in my learning.

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      Marife DG. Montejo 

      3 years ago

      Learning about different chemicals is really important in our field for us to identify the chemical we may encounter in the future if we are already working.

    • Capanas MJ BUHM profile image

      Capanas MJ BUHM 

      3 years ago

      Capanas MJ BUHM

      Chemical nomeclature is one of the important part we eed to study. These are describe equation these will hepl preparing foods.

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      Agnes Sato 

      3 years ago from Baliuag, Bulacan

      36 SATO, MA BUTM

      It is very important in my field to have this chemical nomenclature and chemical formulas if we are having our jobs. To identify its field and to easily define its components that is sum up there.

    • Heidi Valerio profile image

      37ValerioMMBUHM 

      3 years ago

      A chemical nomenclature is a set of rules to generate systematic names for chemical compounds.

    • Julien Villanueva profile image

      Julien Villanueva 

      3 years ago

      Villanueva Julien / BSHM 2014 -2015

      Knowledge of different chemicals that we might be using in the future is really important for us. With this knowledge we could avoid doing something wrong with the chemicals and use it more efficiently.

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      john angelo oretga bshm2 

      3 years ago

      it was very important for me as an hm student because when it comes to our industry, it was very much needed to know the different chemicals we are using.

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      Jan Carlo Buencamino 

      3 years ago from Banga 2nd Plaridel Bulacan

      Chemical nomenclature is very important to easily identify the chemicals / ingredients

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      John Andrew Cabrera 

      3 years ago

      If we are knowledgeable about this we can easily identify the possible effect of the chemicals to each other.

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      John Andrew Cabrera 

      3 years ago

      If we are knowledgeable about this we can easily identify the possible effect of the chemicals to each other.

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      John Carlo Viola 

      3 years ago

      The chemical nomenclature is also helpful in hospitality management. Through chemical nomenclature we know the names of the chemicals to be used before we use. We know how the chemicals we use are harmful or not.

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      Glenric Samaniego 

      3 years ago

      Chemical nomenclature is the term given to the naming of compounds. Chemists use specific rules and "conventions" to name different compounds. This section is designed to help you review some of those rules and conventions. You have to be familiar with every chemical you are about to use.

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      Eimon Paolo 

      3 years ago

      It is important to know formulas and equation because there are so many bad things that will happen if we don't know the right formula or combinations of what we do.

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      simplyariannejoy 

      3 years ago

      17 Flores, AJ BUHM

      Chemical Nomenclature is studying of symbol and names of formula like periodic table is condider of all of number and names of symbol. examples. hyrogen name of formila, 1 of atomic number and symbol is H. and connect of course in tourism management because learn of symbol of languages from about country like hydrogen oxygen and carbon and connect of the people from the in airport and airplane.

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      winnie rose inoncillo aquino 

      3 years ago from San Rafael, Bulacan

      2 Aquino, WR BUHM 2014

      To know and to understand the Chemical Nomenclature and Chemical Formulas is very important because to be able to perform any experiments is you should know what kind of materials you are using for you to get the correct results and correct answers.

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      renzocauzon 

      3 years ago

      It is important for us HM students to study the different chemistry languages like symbols, formulas and equation. It is important in our field because how will we know the names of the chemicals that we about to handle, also how dangerous can this be. So let us study this because it is important.

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      simplyariannejoy 

      3 years ago

      17 Flores, AJ BUHM

      Chemical Nomenclature is studying of symbol and names of formula like periodic table is condider of all of number and names of symbol. examples. hyrogen name of formila, 1 of atomic number and symbol is H. and connect of course in tourism management because learn of symbol of languages from about country like hydrogen oxygen and carbon and connect of the people from the in airport and airplane. This topic Chemical Nomenclature and Chemical Formulas is indeed important for us. Because without these formulas how will you equate or find the answer of the given equations? there is no need to memorize every formula, familiarizing this would be enough. This is not just for us tourism students but also in other courses. Now, this is important in our field because how will we know the names of the chemicals that we about to handle, also how dangerous can this be. That's why it's that important.

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      Richmond V 

      3 years ago from Bustos, Bulacan

      Knowing the names and different combination of chemicals is very important because it is one of the basic thing in chemistry and it is always needed to know to right name of chemicals to use it correctly.

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      Patricia Rivera 

      3 years ago

      Chemical nomenclature is one of the important part we need to study.These are described using the language of chemistry which consists of symbols, formulas and equations.these will help us in preparing food. Which is really can be applied in Tourism Management.

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      Cess Capulong 

      3 years ago

      Chemical nomenclature is the study of symbols and things related to numbers. Binary Covalent Compounds, Binary Ionic Compounds, Ionic Compounds with Polyatomic Ion(s), and Ionic Compounds with Polyatomic Ion(s) are some of the formulas we can apply to it.

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      Joyce De Guzman 

      3 years ago from San Ildefonso, Bulacan

      A chemical nomenclature is a set of rules to generate systematic names for chemical compounds. Using chemical without knowing their components and name is like drinking a medicine without the prescription of your doctor, that medicine may harm or cure your body. In relation to our industry we are making use of chemicals in maintaining the facilities and furniture of our hotel and restaurant and that chemical may harm our body if we don't know the components and proper preparation and using of those and it can also risk the health of our guest.

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