7th edition 9C.1

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7th edition 9C.1

Postby Alyssa Bryan 3F » Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:21 pm

For part a of the question the name of [Fe(CN)6]4- is hexacyanoferrate(ii) ion. Why is "ferrate" used for the naming of Fe when the element is iron?

Lily Benitez 2G
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Re: 7th edition 9C.1

Postby Lily Benitez 2G » Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:37 pm

For metals we sometimes use the Latin name when they are in complex so for iron it is ferrate.

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