Determining the Coordination Number

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Determining the Coordination Number

Postby VictoriaRoderick_3A » Fri Nov 13, 2015 11:28 am

How do you determine the coordination number of a central metal ion?

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Re: Determining the Coordination Number

Postby Chem_Mod » Fri Nov 13, 2015 1:11 pm

Number of bonds to the metal atom. All bonds of a polydentate ligand are counted separately.

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Re: Determining the Coordination Number

Postby Darlene Fung 1J » Fri Nov 13, 2015 1:12 pm

# of bonds = Coordination #


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