Friday

October 31, 2014

October 31, 2014

Posted by **bex** on Monday, March 12, 2007 at 3:34pm.

eg Na^ and CN^

It means that the number or symbol that follows is placed in the top corner of Symbol before it

E.g cm^3 or CN^-

you just cant write them on here

so what does H^+ mean?

The ^ is a caret. It means that the following typed "whatever" is a superscript. We can't write superscripts (without a lot of trouble). Neither can we write subscripts without a lot of trouble, which is why we write H2O instead of H

For example, H^+ means H

Na^+ means sodium ion and CN^- means cyanide ion. They should be written as Na

ok, thanks

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

English (poetry) - Create a symbol and write a short essay on what the symbol ...

math - Given: R=(1,2,3,4,) A=(0,2,4,6) P=(1,3,5,7) What is R U P U= the symbol ...

archetype - would of mice and men be an archetype? why? http://www.answers.com/...

words and reference - what do these 2 words mean please.? can you please help ...

Algebra - Find Ó x for the following set of numbers 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11. If I ...

algebra - I've seen the exclamation point (!) put after numbers (ex. 3!), but I ...

chemisrty - can anybody give me the density of arsenic oxide at STP is this the ...

Algebra - Once again, I have some confusing problems for math. If you know any ...

Statistics - Find the probability of correctly answering the first 2 questions ...

Math - How do I simplify this: (The ^ symbol means 3) -3(12)-{5(-4)-2^ I tried ...