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So I know that when naming a coordination complex the ligands must be in alphabetical order, however when converting from the name to the formula does the order of the ligands after the TM matter? or is there a certain order they need to be in?
When you write out the name, the ligands must be in alphabetical order, and in the book, it says that the chemical formula must be in alphabetical order as well. This is why even if the ligands are diaquachloro..... (for example) when writing the formula, you would write Cl(OH2)2