Chemical Compounds list & formula– Let’s find out first what a Chemical Compound- is a chemical combination of two or more similar molecules collected together the atoms bonded with chemical bonding. To get a proper chemical compound, always specific rations of chemicals are involved in the composition to get the final mixture. We will surely find many compounds in our day to day life like (H2O), which is water, our daily need, so in this compound, two molecules of Hydrogen gets combined with one molecule of Oxygen to have one molecule of water. Other similar examples are CO2 means carbon dioxide, which we exhale every time.
Common Names of Chemical Compounds
For every chemical compound, there will be a chemical name or scientific name and a familiar name or popular name. Scientific names are mostly referenced by chemists and scientists in the usual way to derive a particular chemical compound from the compositions. But in general, they are known by their common name; and some are usable in our daily routine. For example, salt, which is the common name for NaCl, is Sodium chloride.
The chemical formula is like the word defines that is formula means a unique combination of a chemical compound derived from chemical elements having a proper ratio of all atoms involved in the formula. The formula many at times have subscript to the right of their side which indicates the total count of molecule involved in it.
A chemical formula is actual representation consist of all information related to the composition of that material or substance. It also helps to understand the pattern of arrangement of the atoms in the compound.
For more clarity and help, we have shared many chemical compounds below for our readers –
Common names and Formulas of Important Chemical Compounds
In the below tables, there is the list of chemical compound, common names & chemical formula –
|Chemical Compound||Common Names||Chemical formulas|
|Acetic acid||ethanoic acid||CH3COOH|
|Ammonium Ferrous Sulphate||Mohr’s Salt||(NH4)2 Fe(SO4)|
|Calcium Oxychloride||Bleaching powder||CaOCL2|
|Calcium Carbonate||Chalk (Marble)||CaCo3|
|Copper Sulphate||Blue Vitriol||CuSO4 XH20|
|Caustic Potash||Potassium Hydroxide||KOH|
|Calcium Sulphate||Plaster of Paris||CaSo4 2H2O|
|Calcium Hydroxide||Slaked Lime||Ca(OH)2|
|Calcium Oxide||Quick Lime||CaO|
|Deuterium Oxide||Heavy Water||D2O|
|Ferrous Sulphate||Green Vitriol||FeSo4|
|Nitrous Oxide||Laughing Gas||N2O|
|Potassium Hydroxide||Caustic Soda||NaOH|
|Potassium Aluminum Sulphate||Potash Alum||6H201/2 h2O|
|Sodium bicarbonate||Baking powder||NaHCO3|
|Solid Carbon dioxide||Dry Ice||CO2|
|Sodium Carbonate||Washing Soda||Na2Co3|
|Zinc Sulphate||White Vitriol||ZnSo4.7H20|
You may found many questions from this topic which are frequently asked in many of the competitive exams. And some of them are given below.
Frequently Asked Questions
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