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What is the chemical names of the SeO4^2- ion

What is the chemical name for:

Se(O4)^2-

where the 4 is the subscript and the 2- is the superscript???

Selenate? Selenium Tetroxide?

I'm confused about your superscript/subscript. Your superscript implies that it's an anion.

SeO4?

Yes with a 2- charge on the oxygen.

SeO42-

like sulfate, i believe this is selenate

what about:

HSe-
HSeO3-

Chemistry Tutor wrote:
like sulfate, i believe this is selenate

Since you're implying it's an anion - I'd agree with this answer..

saiyanmx89 wrote:
what about:

HSe-
HSeO3-

Hydrogen Selenide
Biselenite or Hydrogen Selenite




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