Arkansas State University
Department of Chemistry
and Physics


Write the formula for each of the acids listed below:
Nitric acid  HNO3
Hydrocyanic acid  HCN (aq)
Chloric acid  HClO3
Acetic acid  CH3COOH
Hydrobromic acid  HBr (aq)
Sulfurous acid  H2SO3
Chlorous acid  HClO2
Boric acid  H3BO3
Hydrochloric acid  HCl (aq)
Phosphoric acid  H3PO4
Nitrous acid  HNO2
Hydrofluoric acid  HF (aq)
Perchloric acid  HClO4
Hydroiodic acid  HI (aq)
Phosphorous acid  H3PO3
Carbonic acid  H2CO3
Sulfuric acid  H2SO4
Formic acid  HCOOH

Name each of the following acids:
HClO4  perchloric acid
HCOOH  formic acid
H3PO4  phosphoric acid
HCl (aq)  hydrochloric acid
H3BO3  boric acid
H2SO4  sulfuric acid
HNO2  nitrous acid
HI (aq)  hydroiodic acid
CH3COOH  acetic acid
HF (aq)  hydrofluoric acid
H3PO3  phosphorous acid
HCN (aq)  hydrocyanic acid
HClO3  chloric acid
H2CO3  carbonic acid
H2SO3  sulfurous acid
HClO2  chlorous acid
HNO3  nitric acid
HBr (aq)  hydrobromic acid