Identify the prefix that corresponds to the subscript following the
first symbol. NEVER USE THE PREFIX MONO- BEFORE THE FIRST ELEMENT'S
There are 2 nitrogen in N2O5
so the prefix di- is used.
Add the name of the first element to the end of the prefix.
Write the prefix for the subscript that follows the second element.
You must leave a space between the first name and the second name.
There are 5 oxygen in N2O5
so the prefix penta- is used.
Attach the root name of the second element to the second prefix.
The a is dropped because the first letter of the second element is
Add “-ide” to the end of the second element’s root