-ate Polyatomic Ions: Formulas and Charges
IIIA/13 IVA/14 VA/15 VIA/16 VIIA/17
Borate

BOX3-
Carbonate

COX2-
Nitrate

NOX1-
Click
on the X
in the Formula
for the #oxygens
Click
on the Y-
in the Formula
for the charge
Intro To
Polyatomic Ions

The Problem
-ite Rule
-ide Rule
Taylor's 3/4 -ate Rule
Taylor's Charge Rule

Silicate

SiOX2-
Phosphate

POX3-
   Sulfate   

SOX2-
Chlorate

ClOX1-
Other -ate Polyatomic Ions
Acetate Ion
Hydrogen carbonate Ion
Hydrogen phosphate Ion
Hydrogen sulfate Ion
Chromate Ion
Dichromate Ion
Dihydrogen phosphate Ion
Permanaganate Ion
Polyatomic Ion Charts
from Textbooks


McMurray: Table 3.2
Silverberg: Table 2.5
Corwin: Table 7.03
Tillery: Table 9.3
Kotz: Table 3.1
Hill: Table 5.04
-ite & -ide Rule
 Arsenate 

AsOX3-
Selenate

SeOX2-
Bromate

BrOX1-
Taylor's 3/4
Oxygen Rule   O-All
Border Three Rule:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Block of 4 Rule:
1 2 3 4
O-Both   5 6   O-None
Transitional Metal O4 Rule:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8    T-All
Dot Structures    T-Both
Taylor's
Charge Rule   O-All
Single Bond Rule:
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Double Bond Rule:
6-All   1 2 3 4 5   6-Both
Hydrogen Rule:
T-Both     1 2 3   O-None
Transitional Metal -2 Rule:
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8   T-All
After using Dot Structures,
Can you deduct
Taylor's Charge Rule
from this Screen?

-ite & -ide Rule
Iodate

IOX1-