chemistry binary compounds?

Classify each of the following binary compounds by the oxidation number of hydrogen. -1, 0, +1

1.H2 6.HCl

2.H2O 7.CaH2

3.NH3 8.NaH

4.MgH2

5.CH4

3 Answers

  • 1.H2 — 0

    2.H2O –+1

    3.NH3 — +1

    4.MgH2– -1

    5.CH4– 0 (This is going to vary from textbook to textbook. Some will say +1)

    6.HCl– +1

    7.CaH2– -1

    8.NaH– -1

  • Chemistry Binary Compounds

  • CH4 was +1 in MasteringChemistry

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