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Postby Kellylin_4D » Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:50 pm

Are we supposed to be able to identify polydente compounds by the formula? Or do we have to draw it out.

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Re: polydente

Postby Goyama_2A » Wed Nov 27, 2019 4:44 pm

Unless you know by memorizing a specific coordination compound, I don’t think you can just determine by looking at the formula. Drawing it out helps because it shows you the placement of the atoms and the compound’s structure.

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Re: polydente

Postby Megan_1F » Sat Nov 30, 2019 12:13 pm

You would probably have to draw it out to distinguish if there is a polydente.

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