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Write names for the following coordination compounds. (Type your answer using the...

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ayaluko | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted July 18, 2012 at 9:06 PM via web

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Write names for the following coordination compounds. (Type your answer using the format copper(II) chloride for CuCl2.)

1.[Ir(NH3)4(H2O)2](NO3)3

2. [Cr(NH3)5CO3]Cl

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chaobas | College Teacher | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted July 18, 2012 at 9:37 PM (Answer #1)

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These are complex or co-ordinates compound. there are certain protocol which we need to follow while naming them. the syntax should be

 

 ligands+metal(oxidation state)

so for  [Ir(NH3)4(H2O)2](NO3)3 

The ligands are water and ammonia so, the naming will go in alphabetical order, that is 

tetraaminediaquairidium(III) nitrate

[Cr(NH3)5CO3]Cl 

it would be

pentaaminecarbonatochromium(III) chloride 

 

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