coordination compounds

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Clement Ng
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coordination compounds

Postby Clement Ng » Tue Nov 28, 2017 8:16 pm

How do you know the number of bonds a central metal atom has in a coordination compound?

SitharaMenon2B
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Re: coordination compounds

Postby SitharaMenon2B » Tue Nov 28, 2017 8:28 pm

You can look at the chemical formula to see how many ligands are attached. For example, [Fe(CN)6]4- has 6 CN- ligands, so it would have 6 bonds.


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