Coordinate #

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Ethan Breaux 2F
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Coordinate #

Postby Ethan Breaux 2F » Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:49 pm

Can someone explain how to find Coordinate numbers? They're just the bonds right?

Daniel Bowen 3I
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Re: Coordinate #

Postby Daniel Bowen 3I » Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:52 pm

Coordinate number is the number of coordinate bonds formed by a center metal.
For example: [Cr(H2O)4(Cl2)]+ has a coordination number of 6 because there are 6 possible bonds to be formed by the transition metal

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