Answer the following in one or two sentences. Is the complex [CoF6] cationic or anionic if the oxidation state of cobalt ion is +3? - Chemistry

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Answer the following in one or two sentences.

Is the complex [CoF6] cationic or anionic if the oxidation state of cobalt ion is +3?

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Solution

If the oxidation state of Co in [CoF6] is +3, then the charge on complex would be –3. Hence, the given complex would be anionic.

Concept: Classification of Complexes
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Chapter 9: Coordination Compounds - Exercises [Page 208]

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Balbharati Chemistry 12th Standard HSC for Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 9 Coordination Compounds
Exercises | Q 2.5 | Page 208
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