Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 23 - Problems: 23.102

Answer

See explanation below.

Work Step by Step

a. The coordination number of metal ion that is cobalt, is 6.As 6 ligands are connected to cobalt. b.The chloride ion is the counter ion to cobalt, and each chloride has -1 charge.cobalt has +3charge and en has 0 charge, which makes up the + charge of the ion. c.When one mole of complex dissolves in water, it yields 2 individual ions. d.When one mole of complex dissolves, it gives one mole of Cl- ions which reacts with Ag+ and forms AgCl precipitate
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