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Transition metals

Posted: Sun Nov 24, 2019 4:05 pm
by 505316964
Do transition metal cations always form complexes w H20?

Re: Transition metals

Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:19 pm
by Ariel Davydov 1C
If water is present and written as a part of the coordination complex, the transition metal will bond with it.

Re: Transition metals

Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:36 pm
by PranaviKolla2B
What is a coordination complex?

Re: Transition metals

Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2019 4:21 pm
by Ruby Richter 2L
PranaviKolla3G wrote:What is a coordination complex?


A complex is defined as "a species consisting of a central atom or ion to which a number of molecules or ions are attached by coordinate covalent bonds" and a coordination compound is basically a compound where at least one of the ions present is a complex. Though the terms can be used interchangeably I believe

Re: Transition metals

Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2019 4:25 pm
by xenamclean_1G
If it is written in the coordination complex and if h2o is present it then yes, the transition metal will bond.