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naming coordination compounds for the final

Posted: Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:32 am
by taline_n
On the syllabus it says we should " be familiar with the rules for naming coordination compounds". What exactly does this entail? Should we know how to name complicated compounds, or will we just be asked to state the general rules for naming?

Re: naming coordination compounds for the final

Posted: Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:51 am
by Schuyler_Howell_4D
Be able to fully name compounds is the best way to make sure you are ready for the final. There are good example questions in the book to help you.

Re: naming coordination compounds for the final

Posted: Sun Dec 02, 2018 1:58 pm
by Nicole Jakiel 4F
I believe we will be expected to know how to use anything covered in the lecture notes - we went over the rules of naming coordinate compounds so it is probably best to know these rules and be able to use them.

Re: naming coordination compounds for the final

Posted: Sun Dec 02, 2018 2:12 pm
by Rami_Z_AbuQubo_2K
It means that you must be able to write out the exact order of a compound from left to right. Knowing the general rules for naming them is helpful, but it is more about the application of those rules on the exam. There are many helpful examples provided in the book to give you a better picture of what those naming examples are like.