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Siddiq 1E
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Postby Siddiq 1E » Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:53 pm

How can you tell how to classify ligands as mono, bi, tri, dentate?

Rita Chen 1B
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Postby Rita Chen 1B » Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:04 pm

I think this refers to how many bonds the ligands can make to an ion. So like for example, if you had C2H4, it would be bidentate, because it could bind to something like Zn2+.

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