## Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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# Chapter 25 - Exercises - Page 1153: 21

#### Answer

(a) ${{\left[ Cr{{\left( {{H}_{2}}O \right)}_{6}} \right]}^{3+}}$ Oxidation state of metal $=\text{ +3}$ Coordination number $=\text{ }6$ (b) ${{\left[ Co{{\left( N{{H}_{3}} \right)}_{3}}C{{l}_{3}} \right]}^{-}}$ Oxidation state of metal $=\text{ +2}$ Coordination number $=\text{ }6$ (c) ${{\left[ Cu{{\left( CN \right)}_{4}} \right]}^{2-}}$ Oxidation state of metal $=\text{ +2}$ Coordination number $=\text{ }4$ (d) ${{\left[ Ag{{\left( N{{H}_{3}} \right)}_{2}} \right]}^{+}}$ Oxidation state of metal $=\,+1$ Coordination number $=\text{ }2$

#### Work Step by Step

Coordination number: The number of molecules or ions directly bound to the metal atom in a complex compound is called coordination number.

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