Toolbox 9C.1

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Toolbox 9C.1

Postby Veronica_Lubera_2A » Sat Nov 23, 2019 9:30 pm

Why is [Ni(CN)4)]2- tetracyanidonickelATE? Why does it end in -ate instead of just nickel?

Maggie Eberhardt - 2H
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Re: Toolbox 9C.1

Postby Maggie Eberhardt - 2H » Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:10 pm

The -ate is because it is an anion

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Re: Toolbox 9C.1

Postby Kaitlyn Ang 1J » Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:13 pm

Adding to this, Lavelle mentioned in class that the -ate adds an emphasis that it is an anion because normally, the compounds are cations


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