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i don't know how to write chemical formulas is it like nomenclature because i need to balance equations (which i know how if the equation is given to me the symbols type but not in words), i need to write skeletal equations but i don't know if they are correct.


example: 2H2+O2->2H2O (i get this )
Potassium chlorate -> potassium chloride +oxygen (i need help with questions like these because i don't know what to write for the numbers for each one but i know my oxyacids)
KClO3->KCl+O2 (i don't know if this is right or not

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  1. Yes, KClO3 is potassium chlorate.
    The best thing I can tell you to memorize the polyatomic ions. For example,
    ClO3^- is chlorate
    SO4^2- is sulfate
    NO3^- is nitrate etc.
    Here is a table. Time and usage will makes this easier.
    https://www.google.com/search?q=polyatomic+ion+chart&client=firefox-a&hs=n1z&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&channel=sb&tbm=isch&imgil=6kD6mWapCeZ-lM%253A%253Bhttps%253A%252F%252Fencrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com%252Fimages%253Fq%253Dtbn%253AANd9GcQWyyaW4HV75meJYuEVmwqabG5CTR5y62iQ-Vx7WYMCF1in4r_b%253B1128%253B838%253BfEsRx4j33VU5LM%253Bhttp%25253A%25252F%25252Fwww.landerson.net%25252FCHEM%2525252520CH%25252525206%2525252520TUTORIAL.htm&source=iu&usg=__g7AJhdsQvLcZygchx-Ogn13NMG8%3D&sa=X&ei=9u4TU8vPHYyekAeviIE4&sqi=2&ved=0CCsQ9QEwAg&biw=751&bih=436#facrc=_&imgdii=_&imgrc=6kD6mWapCeZ-lM%253A%3BfEsRx4j33VU5LM%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.landerson.net%252Fpolyatomic_ion_chart.JPG%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.landerson.net%252FCHEM%252520CH%2525206%252520TUTORIAL.htm%3B1128%3B838

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