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Inorganic Nomenclature (Worksheet)

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    Work in groups on these problems. You should try to answer the questions without referring to your textbook. If you get stuck, try asking another group for help.

    Q1

    Draw the structures and write the formula for each of the following compounds:

    1. Potassium di-\(\mu\)-chlorobis(tetranitromolybdate(IV))
    2. tris(ethylenediamine)cobalt(III) chloride
    3. (O,S-dithiocarbonato)difluorobisisocyanatoruthenate(IV)
    4. bis(hexahaptobenzene)chromium(0)
    5. hexaamminechromium(III) tetraoxoosmate(VI)
    6. potassium tetrachloroaurate(III)
    7. cis-dinitritobis(ethylenediamine)iron(III) sulfate
    8. di-\(\mu\)-iodobis(tetrachloromolybdenum(V))
    9. pentahaptocyclopentadienyldicarbonylchloroiron(II)
    10. (O,N-glycinato)diiodoplatinate(II)
    11. iodotetrachloromolybdenum(V)

    Q2

    Name each of the following and draw the structure:

    1. \({[Fe(OH_2)_6]}Br_3\)
    2. \(K_3{[Ru(SCN)_6]}\)
    3. \(mer-{[Co(NH_3)_3(ONO)_3]}\)
    4. \({[Zn(en)_3]}^{+\,2}\)
    5. \(cis-{[CoCl_2(H_2O)_4]}{\cdot}3H_2O\)
    6. \((NH_4)_2{[ZnI_4]}\)
    7. \(K_2{\mu-Cl)_2{[NiCl_2]}_2}\)
    8. \({[V(NO_2)_6]}^{3\,-}\)
    9. \(trans-{[Cr(NCO)_4I_2]}\)
    10. \({[Mn(NH_3)_6]}SO_4\)
    11. \({[Cd(OH_2)_4]}^{+\,2}\)
    12. \(cis-{[Co(OH_2)_4ClI]}^+\)
    13. \(fac-{[Ru(CN)_3(OH)_2I]}^{3\,-}\)
    14. \({[Mo(SCN)_3(OH_2)_3]}\)
    15. \({[Cr(OCN)_6]}^{3\,-}\)
    16. \(cis-{[CrI_2(en)_2]}^+\)
    17. \(mer-{[W(NO_2)_3Cl_3]}^{3\,-}\)
    18. \({[Cu(PPh_3)_4]}^{+\,2}\)
    19. \([RuCl_6]^{-\,3}\)

    Q3

    Name and give the formula for each structure below:

    InorgStructures.JPG

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