what is coordination number.

what is coordination number.


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Anjali Ahuja
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7 years ago
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The coordination number of a central atom in a molecule or crystal is the number of its near neighbours.
For example; [Cr(NH3)2Cl2Br2]1– has Cr3+ as its central cation, and has a coordination number of 6.

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