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coordination number

Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2019 1:26 am
by josmit_1D
why do most complexes have a coordination number of 6?

Re: coordination number

Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:58 am
by Rida Ismail 2E
Yes I believe those are the most common.

Re: coordination number

Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2019 1:47 pm
by Maya Pakulski 1D
Here's a website that explains all the shapes based on the coordination number and tells a little about each. https://chem.libretexts.org/Bookshelves ... _Chemistry)/Coordination_Chemistry/Structure_and_Nomenclature_of_Coordination_Compounds/Coordination_Numbers_and_Geometry