Hw problem 9C1.A

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Hw problem 9C1.A

Postby aphung1E » Sun Dec 01, 2019 3:20 pm

Name each of the following complex ions and identify the
oxidation number of the metal: (a) [Fe(CN)6]

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Re: Hw problem 9C1.A

Postby Kendall 3H » Sun Dec 01, 2019 3:48 pm

hexacyanoferrate(II) ion

hexa-cyano because cyano is the name of the ligand CN-
ferrate because this is the name of Fe with -ate added to the end to indicate that the entire ion is negative

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Re: Hw problem 9C1.A

Postby Sydney Jacobs 1C » Sun Dec 01, 2019 4:26 pm

In this example, to determine oxidation number, it is important to know that -CH has a -1 charge. Since the overall charge is 4-, Fe must have a +2 charge, giving the name hexacyanoferrate (II) ion.

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