17.31d  [ENDORSED]

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Postby Ethan-Van To Dis2L » Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:29 am

So it says to give the chemical formula of sodium bisoxalato(diaqua)ferrate (III) but my question is why oxalato is named before aqua? It says when naming the ligands, it should be named in alphabetical order, but it clearly isn't so why is it written like that.

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Re: 17.31d  [ENDORSED]

Postby Chem_Mod » Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:21 am

This should be written as aqua before oxalato. We will be following the alphabetical naming convention for test 4 and final exam.

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