Transcript Do Now” # 2
“Do Now” # 2 - Handout II. Chemical Shorthand A. Writing formulas 1. Define chemical formula. 2. How does a formula help scientists? 3. What does a formula tell you? 4. Metals tend to _____. Nonmetals tend to ______ electrons. 5. Define oxidation number. Notebook check and Test Friday 6. What is a binary compound? Give an example. 7. What are the steps to writing a binary compound? 8. Write a formula for these compounds. Carbon dioxide, Magnesium Chloride, Calcium Flouride. 9. Give an example of a polyatomic ion. 10. Write down the names and oxidation numbers of the polyatomic ions from page 201.