Coordination Compounds Formula

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Jacey Yang 1F
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Coordination Compounds Formula

Postby Jacey Yang 1F » Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:05 pm

When writing the formula from a coordination compound, does the order of the ligands matter?

Isabel Day 1D
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Re: Coordination Compounds Formula

Postby Isabel Day 1D » Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:08 pm

Yes, anion ligands come before neutral ligands. If there's more than one anion or neutral ligand, they're written in alphabetical order.

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