Chemistry, asked by RoshanSanjith1804, 17 days ago

Iupac names of complex salts


Answered by DevdattAgrawal


IUPAC name of a salt made of both cationic and anionic complexes

The IUPAC name of the complex compound [Ni(NH3)4][NiCl4] is

In my opinion the correct answer should be Tetrachloronickel(II) tetraamminenickelate(II), because nickel has got more oxidation number when there are chlorine atoms and therefore it should be named first. But the correct answer seems to be Tetraamminenickel(II) tetrachloronickelate(II).

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