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Learning Plan

  1. Watch the video on naming acids and bases

  2. Review Essential Information on naming acids and bases.

  3. Correctly name ten in a row!

Once you get ten in a row, return to the Syllabus or continue to (Writing Formulas for Acids and Bases).

Essential Information

Flowchart for naming acids.

Naming Bases
Common bases contain the OH- (hydroxide) ion. They are named just like ionic compounds. For example, NaOH is called Sodium hydroxide. NH3, Ammonia, is an important exception.