how we get those roman numbers in naming coordination compounds like, the iupac name of [Ni(NH3)4][NiCl4] is Tetraamminenickel(II)-tetrachloronickelate(II)? Please explain with many examples...
Asked by Ishaan | 26th Oct, 2012, 06:48: AM
Roman in the naming represent the oxidation state of the central metal atom.
In the given compound the ligand NH3 is neutral so has o oxidation state and ligand Cl has -4So , oxidation number of Ni = 4/2 = +2 (II)
Answered by | 27th Oct, 2012, 10:56: PM
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