coordination compounds

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coordination compounds

Postby Belle Calforda3f » Sun Nov 19, 2017 1:45 pm

I am nor familiar with coordination compounds/complexes/bonds. Can someone please differentiate and define these?

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Re: coordination compounds

Postby kaushalrao2H » Sun Nov 19, 2017 2:33 pm

A coordination complex is a potentially charged complex consisting of a central transition (d-block) metal and its attached ligands, which are Lewis bases that can be either ions or molecules.

A coordination compound is a neutral compound in which one of the ions is the coordination complex.

A coordination bond is a covalent bond in which the Lewis base provides both electrons to be shared.

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