Formula

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Formula

Postby Angela_Kim_1N » Wed Nov 16, 2016 10:18 pm

When writing the formula for a complex compound, does the order of the ligands written matter?

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Re: Formula

Postby Chem_Mod » Wed Nov 16, 2016 10:31 pm

Common practice: they are written in the formula after the transition metal in any order.

Unlike the name, where the ligands must be in alphabetical order.


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