Chemistry terms

Match the terms with the correct definitions.

1. ligand
2. coordination compound
3. Lewis base
4. complex ion
5. bidentate ligand
6. octahedral complex

a) a ligand that can form two bonds (donate two electron pairs) to a metal ion.
b) a neutral compound (often containing a transition metal) consisting of a complex ion and counter ions.
c) a neutral molecule or charged ion that acts like a Lewis base by donating a lone pair of electrons that can be used to form a bond to a metal ion.
d) a metal ion surrounded by six ligands in an octahedral geometry.
e) electron pair donor.
f) a charged species consisting of a metal ion surrounded by ligands.

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  1. We'll be glad to correct your answers.

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  2. i got

    1. c
    2. b
    3. e
    4. f
    5. a
    6. d

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  3. i got

    1. c
    2. b
    3. e
    4. f
    5. a
    6. d

    are these right?

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  4. Those answers look good to me. Good work.

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