Coordination number  [ENDORSED]

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Golbarg Rahimi 3k
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Coordination number

Postby Golbarg Rahimi 3k » Sat Dec 09, 2017 8:11 am

Is the coordination number the number of bonds only in the coordination sphere? If the coordination compound is a cation or anion and is attached to an anion or cation, does that bond count in the coordination number if it is not in the sphere?

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Re: Coordination number  [ENDORSED]

Postby Chem_Mod » Sat Dec 09, 2017 8:25 am

The coordination number is only the number of bonds in the coordination sphere.

Take a look at your lecture notes where I discussed this.

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