9C.1 7th Ed. Homework question naming
Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 4:10 pm
On part c) given [Co(CN)5(OH2))]2- the name is aquapentacyanocobaltate(iii) ion. Why is it cobaltate and not just cobalt, while on the next part d) we have [Co(NH3)5(SO4)]+ the name is pentaamminesulfatocobalt(iii) ion. here we have Co written as cobalt not cobaltate. How do you know which one to use?