HCN

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Tim Foster 2A
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HCN

Postby Tim Foster 2A » Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:41 pm

How does one name this molecule?

Sarah Rutzick 1L
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Re: HCN

Postby Sarah Rutzick 1L » Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:08 pm

hydrogen cyanide, because CN is a compound known as cyanide.

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Re: HCN

Postby AtreyiMitra2L » Thu Nov 23, 2017 6:18 pm

There is no metal ion here so it's not a coordination compound. You just go by normal rules and call it hydrogen cyanide.


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