What is Oxoanion Oxyanion Oxocation Oxycation ?

What is 
  • Oxoanion
  • Oxyanion
  • Oxocation
  • Oxycation       ?


2 Answers

Sunil Kumar FP
askIITians Faculty 183 Points
8 years ago
Oxoanion/Oxyanion:- An oxyanion or oxoanion is a chemical compound with the generic formula AxOyz− (where A represents a chemical element and O represents an oxygen atom). Oxoanions are formed by a large majority of the chemical elements.
Oxocation/Oxycation-An oxycation is a polyatomic ion with a positive charge that contains oxygen.Ex-NO+,O2^+
In simple words oxoanion are the compound having negative charge oxygen whereas oxoanion are the compound having negative charge ion.
Raheema Javed
156 Points
8 years ago
Oxyanion/ Oxoanion – An oxyanion is an anion containing oxygen.
Examples: Nitrate (NO3-), Nitrite (NO2-), sulfite (SO32-) and hypochlorite (ClO-) are all oxyanions.

Oxycation/ Oxocation – An oxycation is apolyatomic ionwith apositive chargethat containsoxygen.
Dioxygenyl ion, O2+
Nitrosonium ion, NO+
Nitronium ion, NO2+
Vanadyl ion, VO2+, a very stable oxycation

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