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Unformatted text preview: mono, di, etc. If the ligand name already has a Greek prefix in it what do I do? Then you use bis for 2 and tris for 3. 4. What about the metal ion? If the complex ion is (+) just use the metal name. If the complex ion is (-) add the ending ate to the metal name. Some use Latin-based names ( see Table 22.5) 5. How do I finish this? For the complex ion : you list the ligands first, then the metal ion followed by its oxidation state given in Roman numerals and placed in parentheses. Finally, give the counter-ion name and remember that (+) ions come first, then (-) ions....
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2008 for the course CHEM 1123 taught by Professor Paul during the Spring '06 term at Arkansas.
- Spring '06