Oxidation State

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Oxidation State

Postby Sydniespore » Mon Jul 18, 2016 6:33 pm

How do you find oxidation state?

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Re: Oxidation State

Postby Chem_Mod » Mon Jul 18, 2016 7:48 pm

Oxidation state is like the charge on the transition metal.

You must consider the overall charge of the molecule of interest and then consider all charges of the ligands and its cationic/anionic counterparts to get the oxidation state of the metal.

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