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Why does blue ppt Cu(OH)2 form when we add conc HCl slowly to solution containing [Cu(NH3)4(H2O)2]2+ ion?
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Ligand exchange. The CuCl4 2- complex is formed which is a blue precipitate. The shape is also tetrahedral.
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Ligand exchange. The CuCl4 2- complex is formed which is a blue precipitate. The shape is also tetrahedral.
Nah
[CuCl4]2- is a yellow complex ion
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Nah
[CuCl4]2- is a yellow complex ion
I mistaken CuCl4 2- for CoCl 2-
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Ammonium chloride innit
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Can anyone please tell me if any of this makes any sense.
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