   Chapter 22, Problem 75GQ

Chapter
Section
Textbook Problem

Give a systematic name or the formula for the following:(a) (NH4)2[CuCl4](b) tetraaquadichlorochromium(III) chloride(c) aquabis(ethylenediamine) thiocyanatocobalt(III) nitrate

(a)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation: The systematic name and formula has to be predicted.

Concept introduction:

Naming coordination compounds:

• Name the cation first and then anion.
• When naming the name of the complex ion or molecule, name the ligands first, in alphabetical order, followed by the name of the metal.
• If the coordination complex is an anion, the suffix-ate is added to the metal name.
• Following the name of the metal, the oxidation state of the metal is given in roman numerals.
Explanation

(NH4)2[CuCl4]Thecounterion:(NH4)2namedasAmmoniumAnioniccomplex[CuCl4

(b)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation: The systematic name and formula has to be predicted.

Concept introduction:

Naming coordination compounds:

• Name the cation first and then anion.
• When naming the name of the complex ion or molecule, name the ligands first, in alphabetical order, followed by the name of the metal.
• If the coordination complex is an anion, the suffix-ate is added to the metal name.
• Following the name of the metal, the oxidation state of the metal is given in roman numerals.

(c)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation: The systematic name and formula has to be predicted.

Concept introduction:

Naming coordination compounds:

• Name the cation first and then anion.
• When naming the name of the complex ion or molecule, name the ligands first, in alphabetical order, followed by the name of the metal.
• If the coordination complex is an anion, the suffix-ate is added to the metal name.
• Following the name of the metal, the oxidation state of the metal is given in roman numerals.

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