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What is the oxidation number of Fe in in the complex compound [Fe(H2O)NO]SO4.

What is the oxidation number of Fe in in the complex compound [Fe(H2O)NO]SO4.

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Nitesh
102 Points
5 years ago
because charge on SO4 is -2, to keep the compound neutral charge on coordination Sphere is +2 Now oxidation no of:-NO=+1H20=0So, ox. no of Fe + oxidation no of H2O + ox. no of NO =total charge on coordination sphereLet oxidation no of Fe is XX + 0 + 1=+2X = +1Hence answer is +1

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