9C.1 7th edition

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9C.1 7th edition

Postby Katie Frei 1L » Tue Dec 04, 2018 10:35 pm

For 9c.1 of the 7th edition of the textbook, how do you determine the oxidation number of the metals?

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Re: 9C.1 7th edition

Postby 305008749 » Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:02 pm

The solutions manual says that the general equation for determining the oxidation number of metal in a complex ion is:
(the # metal atoms)(oxidation number of the metal)+(# each ligand)(charge of each ligand)=charge of the ion

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