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Chemistry Forums for Students => High School Chemistry Forum => Topic started by: Ch3m on October 29, 2007, 11:33:58 PM

Title: Best way to remember Polyatomic Ions?
Post by: Ch3m on October 29, 2007, 11:33:58 PM
Does anyone know of a good method into remember the names and formulas of polyatomic ions? Any helpful websites? I just need to fastests and easiest way to memorize them. Thanks!  :)
Title: Re: Best way to remember Polyatomic Ions?
Post by: Padfoot on October 31, 2007, 12:09:19 AM
Does anyone know of a good method into remember the names and formulas of polyatomic ions? Any helpful websites? I just need to fastests and easiest way to memorize them. Thanks!  :)
I would suggest just writing them out on a piece of paper every now and then, it will sink in pretty quick. 

If you don't like that suggestion, remember this:
Nick the Camel ate a Clam Supper in Pheonix with an Ale.
Link to stupid Mneumonic: http://www2.ucdsb.on.ca/tiss/stretton/Database/Mneumonics.html