Transition Metal Oxidation Numbers When Naming Complexes

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Transition Metal Oxidation Numbers When Naming Complexes

Postby Kevin Chang 2I » Thu Jul 21, 2016 9:51 pm

What is the exact process in determining the oxidation number/state for a transition metal when naming a coordination compound or complex?

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Re: Transition Metal Oxidation Numbers When Naming Complexes

Postby Chem_Mod » Fri Jul 22, 2016 9:51 am

look at the total charge of the complex, subtract the charge of each ligand and you will end up with the oxidation state of the transition metal.


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