Example 17.1

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EveEmm3D
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Example 17.1

Postby EveEmm3D » Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:24 pm

In part b of this example, how do we know that the oxidation state of Pt is 4+?

Naama 1A
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Re: Example 17.1

Postby Naama 1A » Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:30 pm

The compound is sodium dichloridobis(oxalato)platinate(IV). The roman numerals indicate the oxidation state of the Pt, which in this case is +4.

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Re: Example 17.1

Postby Andrea ORiordan 1L » Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:58 pm

They specify the oxidation number with given roman numerals that so many transition metals have multiple oxidation states.


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