Problem: Determine the oxidation state of the metal atom in each of the following complex ions.        ion    oxidation state of metal atom    [VCl6]4-            ?    [Mn(CN)(CO)5]2+            ?    [CrF5(H2O)]3-            ?

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We are asked to determine the oxidation states of the metal atom in the given coordination complexes.

For [VCl6]4-:

O.S. of V + 6(-1) = -4

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Determine the oxidation state of the metal atom in each of the following complex ions.

        ion

    oxidation state of metal atom

    [VCl6]4-

            ?

    [Mn(CN)(CO)5]2+

            ?

    [CrF5(H2O)]3-

            ?


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