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The IUPAC name of the complex [Co (NH3)4Cl2] Cl is (A) tetraammine dichloro cobalt (III) chloride (B) dichloro tetraammine cobalt (III) chloride (C) tetraammine dichloro cobalt (IV) chloride (D) tetraammine dichloro cobalt (II) chloride

The IUPAC name of the complex [Co (NH3)4Cl2] Cl is

(A) tetraammine dichloro cobalt (III) chloride
(B) dichloro tetraammine cobalt (III) chloride
(C) tetraammine dichloro cobalt (IV) chloride
(D) tetraammine dichloro cobalt (II) chloride

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2 Answers

Gaurav
askIITians Faculty 164 Points
7 years ago
[Co (NH3)4Cl2] Cl
Tetraamminedichlorocobalt(I) chloride
Herbert Baguma
11 Points
4 years ago
B-Tetraamminedichlorocobalt(III) chloride
The oxidation state of cobalt + that of chlorine should give a complex with a + charge, So cobalt should have +3 and the two chlorides in the complex make up -2, such that overall complex charge is +1

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