Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 23 - Transition Metals and Coordination Chemistry - Exercises - Page 1034: 23.30d


Coordination number: 7

Work Step by Step

The metal $Co$ is bonded to two different ligands, $EDTA$ and $Br$. $EDTA$ is a hexadentate ligand whereas Br is a monodentate ligand. The coordination number is calculated as $6\times(1) + 1 =7$ The coordination number is 7
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