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Aqua versus Hydro in Coordination Compounds

Posted: Thu Nov 05, 2015 5:47 pm
by HoganFenster2E
In the course reader, it says that H2O's name is aqua, however it also is hydro sometimes. What is the difference between the two and when do I use each?

Re: Aqua versus Hydro in Coordination Compounds

Posted: Thu Nov 05, 2015 7:09 pm
by Edwin Ng 1G
Do you have an example? You could be mixing up OH2 (aqua) with OH- (hydroxido)