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A binary compound of oxygen with another element…

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A binary compound of oxygen with another element is referred to as?

A. Oxide

B. Element

C. Carbon

D. Nitrogen

QUICK ANSWER…

A

DETAILS…

A binary compound of oxygen with another element is referred to as an oxide of the element.

An oxide is simply a chemical mixture of oxygen and one other element which may be a metal or a non-metal.

Now for the right answer to the above question:

  1. Option A is correct. oxide = oxygen + another element.
  2. Option B is not correct.
  3. C is incorrect.
  4. D is not the correct answer.

KEY-POINTS…

You may please note these/this:

  • Binary simply means two.
  • Binary compound of oxygen and another element = oxide.

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/ culled from 2021 JAMB-UTME CHEMISTRY question 33 /

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    Binary compound of oxygen and another element = oxide.

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