Nomenclature of Simple Binary Compounds-Names to Formulas

This quiz contains both ionic and covalent compounds, so refer to "Naming Chemical Compounds Sheet" for help.
This is a basic exercise in converting names into formulas for binary compounds. Since its effective use requires analysis of text input there are some basic rules:

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1. The user should refer to the periodic table for the proper atomic symbols
2. Pressing "New Compound" causes a small window to appear with a name, an empty cell and a "Check Answer" button.
3. Enter the formula of the compound in the cell using the following guidelines. 4. Press "Check Answer."
5. Results and score appear in the table on the top page.

This page was developed by Prof George Wiger of California State University, Dominguez Hills campus.