Email
logo

Ask Questions, Get Answers

X
 
Answer
Comment
Share
Q)

How many EDTA (ethylene diamine tetracetic acid)molecules are required to make an octahedral complex with a $Ca^{2+}$ ion ?

$(a)\;Two\qquad(b)\;Six\qquad(c)\;Three\qquad(d)\;One$

2 Answers

Comment
A)
EDTA is a hexa dental ligand and can complex with a cation at six distinct position on the molecule .
An octahedral complex has 6 bonds around the central atom .
One EDTA moledule complexes with one molecule of calcium cation to form an octahedral complex.
 
Comment
A)
An octahedral complex with ca2+ is two
Help Clay6 to be free
Clay6 needs your help to survive. We have roughly 7 lakh students visiting us monthly. We want to keep our services free and improve with prompt help and advanced solutions by adding more teachers and infrastructure.

A small donation from you will help us reach that goal faster. Talk to your parents, teachers and school and spread the word about clay6. You can pay online or send a cheque.

Thanks for your support.
Continue
Please choose your payment mode to continue
Home Ask Homework Questions
Your payment for is successful.
Continue
...