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Problem: Determine the overall charge on each complex.1) hexacyanoferrate(III)2) pentaaquachlorochromium(III)3)  diaquadichloroethylenediaminecobalt(III)

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1) hexacyanoferrate(III)

Step 1: Determine the chemical formula

• ligand: hexacyano

hexacyano = 6 CN

Charge: 6(-1)

• metal: ferrate(III)

ferrate iron → symbol: Fe

Charge: + 3

Step 2: Calculate Overall charge

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Determine the overall charge on each complex.

1) hexacyanoferrate(III)

2) pentaaquachlorochromium(III)

3)  diaquadichloroethylenediaminecobalt(III)

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