Chemistry (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0078021529
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-152-7

Chapter 22 - Questions and Problems - Page 1003: 22.10


a) Ethylenediamine b) 3+ c) 4 d) en

Work Step by Step

a) en abbreviates ethylenediamine b) The only ligand with a charge is CN with a 1- charge. Since the compound has a total charge of 3+, Cobalt must have a 3+ charge c) There are four ligands in this coordination compound so the coordination number is four d) Ethylenediamine is a bidentate
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