How to write chemical formulas for compounds (Greek Numerals) ?
How would I convert specific compounds into their formula and vice versa??
Dichlorine Heptaoxide (<-turned into formula)
P(4)S(3) (<-turned into compound)
I know how to convert it without using the Greek names, so the 'Di', 'Hexi' and 'Tri' are throwing me off.
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Dichlorine heptaoxide is Cl2O7
P4S3 is tetraphosphorus trisulphide.
- 1 decade ago
Dichlorine Heptaoxide is not P4S3.
Dichlorine Heptaoxide is Cl2O7.
P4S3 is Tetraphosphorus Trisulfide.
Mono = 1 (For example: CO= Carbon Monoxide)
Di = 2 (Ex: CS2= Carbon Disulfide
Tri = 3 (Ex: SO3= Sulfur Trioxide)
Tetra = 4 (Ex: CF4= Carbon Tetrafluoride)
Penta= 5 (Ex:PBr4= Phosphorus Pentabromide)
It's like in math and the sides of the shape.
I hope this is what you're looking for.