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Coordination number

Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:54 pm
by danielruiz1G
In section our TA talked about coordination number, what does this have to do with oxidation number or the central metal

Re: Coordination number  [ENDORSED]

Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:14 pm
by ElizabethP1L
The coordination number refers to the number bonds around the central metal atom.

Re: Coordination number

Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:39 pm
by salvadoralvizo1J
It is also basically the same as a bond number.

Re: Coordination number

Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:47 pm
by Ziana Bhanji 1E
Coordination number, also called Ligancy, the number of atoms, ions, or molecules that a central atom or ion holds