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Ligands

Posted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 6:31 pm
by Sara Veerman-1H
Can someone explain to me exactly what a ligand is? I'm confused...

Re: Ligands

Posted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 6:36 pm
by Nienjou Claire 1E
A ligand is basically the atom that binds to the central atom in a coordinate compound.

Re: Ligands

Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:33 pm
by Hannah Lee 1B
a ligand is an ion/molecule that binds to a central metal atom, usually through donation of at least one of the ligand's electron pairs.

Re: Ligands

Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:34 pm
by kellyz_1C
a ligand is just a molecule or atom that binds to the central atom