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Determining the Coordination Number

Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2015 11:28 am
by VictoriaRoderick_3A
How do you determine the coordination number of a central metal ion?

Re: Determining the Coordination Number

Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2015 1:11 pm
by Chem_Mod
Number of bonds to the metal atom. All bonds of a polydentate ligand are counted separately.

Re: Determining the Coordination Number

Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2015 1:12 pm
by Darlene Fung 1J
# of bonds = Coordination #