cyanido vs cyano

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cyanido vs cyano

Postby Anand Narayan 1G » Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:20 pm

When do we use cyanido vs cyano in naming?

For 9C.1 in the book, I thought the name of [Fe(CN)6]4- was hexacyanidoferrate(II), but the answer key has it as hexacyanoferrate(II).

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Re: cyanido vs cyano

Postby Chem_Mod » Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:16 pm

We will accept both.
See the link/file I created on my class website: Naming Coordination Compounds


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