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naming formula for coordination compounds

Posted: Fri Dec 06, 2019 5:02 pm
by Brian Tangsombatvisit 1C
When writing the chemical formula for a coordination compound given its name, is there a particular order we write the anionic ligands or neutral ligands in if there are multiple? I know that you write the metal cation first, then anion ligands if any, then neutral ligands. For example, if there are 2 anionic ligands, Br- and Cl-, does it matter which we write first in the chemical formula? Is it also alphabetical?

Re: naming formula for coordination compounds

Posted: Fri Dec 06, 2019 9:14 pm
by Kavee Dodampahala 4E
It is alphabetical but without considering the prefixes (bi, tri, etc.)