Coordination Number

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ZachMoore1C
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Coordination Number

Postby ZachMoore1C » Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:34 pm

The coordination number is just equal to the number of bonds correct

Paywand Baghal
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Re: Coordination Number

Postby Paywand Baghal » Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:39 pm

ZachMoore1C wrote:The coordination number is just equal to the number of bonds correct


yes, the coordination number is the amount of atoms bonded to the central metal atom.

princessturner1G
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Re: Coordination Number

Postby princessturner1G » Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:07 pm

That is correct. For example, [Fe(CN)6]4- has a coordination number of six.


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