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Topic 18 Learning Objectives

Be able to: 

Define, compare and contrast, classify, differentiate, put in order, predict using, identify correct and incorrect examples of, identify correct and incorrect interpretations of, identify correct and incorrect applications of…the following terms: 

coordination compound
complex ion

central atom

monodentate ligand
bidentate ligand
polydentate ligand

coordination number
chelating agent
chelate effect
heme group

Describe how coordination number changes with the size of the ligand and the charge of the ligand

Discuss the commercial and medical uses of chelating agents

Discuss the use of metals and chelates by living systems

Calculate the oxidation number of the metal in a coordination compound

Write the IUPAC name from the structural formula

Write structural formulas from the IUPAC name