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Who’s Coming to the Party—The Greeks, The Romans, Or Nobody?
The Chemical Educator
  • Jeffrey A. Orvis, Georgia Southern University
  • Jessica N. Orvis, Georgia Southern University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2007
DOI
10.1333/s00897072066a
Disciplines
Abstract
Students make many mistakes when first learning basic nomenclature of ionic and binary molecular compounds. One point of confusion often encountered is the use of Greek prefixes and Roman numerals in naming substances. A student-friendly method of teaching this material is described.
Citation Information
Jeffrey A. Orvis and Jessica N. Orvis. "Who’s Coming to the Party—The Greeks, The Romans, Or Nobody?" The Chemical Educator Vol. 12 Iss. 5 (2007) p. 314 - 315
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jessica_orvis/13/