-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
 
 Arsenate 

AsOX3-
Selenate

SeOX2-
Bromate

BrOX1-
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
Dot Structures
Stannate

SnOX2-
 Antimonate 

SbOX3-
Tellurate

TeOX2-
Iodate

IOX1-
Taylor's 3/4
Oxygen Rule   O-All
Border Three Rule:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Block of 6 Rule:
6-Both   1 2 3 4 5 6   6-All
O-Both   5 6   O-None
Transitional Metal O4 Rule:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8    T-All
Dot Structures    T-Both
Plumbate

PbOX2-
See if you can discover a relationship
between the
charge of the oxyanion,
and the
the ion's Position
on the periodic table
!
Taylor's
Charge Rule   O-All
Single Bond Rule:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Double Bond Rule:
1 2 3
Hydrogen Rule:
T-Both     1 2 3   O-None
Transitional Metal -2 Rule:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8   T-All