Chemistry (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
ISBN 10: 0078021529
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-152-7

Chapter 22 - Questions and Problems - Page 1003: 22.11


a) 3+ b) 4 c) Oxalate

Work Step by Step

a) Oxalate has a charge of 2- and since there are two they have total charge of 4-. Since the entire compound has a charge of 1-, chromium has a charge of 3+ b) There are four ligands thus the coordination number is four c) Oxalate is a bidentate ligand
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