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Ok, when water is added to copper(II) sulphate, does a complex ion form? I was thinking that the water molecules would displace the sulphate and form hexaaquacopper(II), is this right?
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Correct, you get [Cu(H2O)6]2+ which is a light blue solution.
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oh yeah, I remember my chemistry teacher showing us that
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You might be interested in this link: http://www.chemguide.co.uk/inorganic...olour.html#top
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