Thursday, December 18, 2014

Chapter 17 Co-Ordination Compounds - JEE Main Chemistry

17 Co-Ordination Compounds

Introduction to co-ordination compounds, Werner’s theory; ligands, coordination number, denticity,
chelation; IUPAC nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds, isomerism; Bonding-Valence bond approach and basic ideas of Crystal field theory, colour and magnetic properties; Importance of coordination compounds (in qualitative analysis, extraction of metals and in biological systems).


1. Which of the following exists as covalent crystals in the solid state ?
(1) Iodine (2) Silicon (3) Sulphur (4) Phosphorus  (2013)

Answer (2)
 Silicon exists as covalent crystals in the solid state.

Introduction to Coordination Compounds

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