Polydentate

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Noh_Jasmine_1J
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Polydentate

Postby Noh_Jasmine_1J » Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:57 pm

How can you tell if something is polydentate or not? Are you always given a drawing or do you have to figure it out by the chemical formula?

Josephine Chan 1B
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Re: Polydentate

Postby Josephine Chan 1B » Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:08 pm

It always helps to draw out the lewis structure and see if it can form a bond to the transition metal in two places at the same time


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