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Posted: Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:50 pm
by NHolmes3L
What order do you write the elements in when going both ways?

Re: naming

Posted: Fri Dec 06, 2019 1:42 pm
by Manav Govil 1B
I am not sure what you mean by "going both ways", but you would name a coordination compound by starting off by the ligand names in alphabetical order. Then you would write down the cation names in alphabetical order. Finally, if there are any anions, you would write them at the end.