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Glendy Gonzalez 1A
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Can someone please explain how you can determine when a ligand can be polydentate? what makes a ligand polydentate?
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If a ligand has more than one donor atom (an atom that can bond with the central metal atom) it is polydentate.
Ivy Lu 1C
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A polydentate ligand has more than one donor atom, so it can occupy more than one binding site at a time.
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A molecule is polydentate if it can bind to more than one lone pair of electrons on 2 DIFFERENT atoms.
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