Coordination Compounds

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Jada Brown 2H
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Coordination Compounds

Postby Jada Brown 2H » Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:17 am

What makes something a coordination compound compared to a regular molecular or ionic compound? Why are they important/what can they do?

Kate Osborne 1H
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Re: Coordination Compounds

Postby Kate Osborne 1H » Sun Nov 24, 2019 12:25 pm

A coordination compound occurs in a compound that has a coordinate covalent bond. This means that one atom has supplied both electrons in the bond.

Maya Gollamudi 1G
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Re: Coordination Compounds

Postby Maya Gollamudi 1G » Sun Nov 24, 2019 12:42 pm

Coordination compounds have a central atom/ion bonded by coordinate covalent bonds to other molecules/ions.

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Re: Coordination Compounds

Postby 805307623 » Sun Nov 24, 2019 2:55 pm

A coordination compound is a class of compounds in which a central metal atom is surrounded by a group of ions or molecules called ligands.

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