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Adam Kramer 1A
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Postby Adam Kramer 1A » Sat Nov 23, 2019 8:05 pm

What is the dentate that Lavelle was describing in class?

Maggie Eberhardt - 2H
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Re: Dentate

Postby Maggie Eberhardt - 2H » Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:11 pm

Do you mean a polydentate?

Jason Wu 1E
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Re: Dentate

Postby Jason Wu 1E » Sat Nov 23, 2019 10:13 pm

A dentate is how many lone pairs within a ligand that can bind to the metal cation. If there is one, then the ligand is considered a monodentate, if it was two then the ligand is bidentate, three is tri-, four is tetra and so on.

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