A binary compound of oxygen with another element is referred to as?
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:
- Option A is correct. oxide = oxygen + another element.
- Option B is not correct.
- C is incorrect.
- D is not the correct answer.
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 /