## order of naming

Shelbyhamilton 3H
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### order of naming

How come the element not in the brackets can either go before or after the brackets?

example:
sodium bisoxalatodiaquaferrate (III)
vs
pentaaminesulfatocobalt (III) chloride

is it because sodium has a positive charge and chloride has a negative charge??