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Topic 18 Coordination Compounds

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BASIC DEFINITIONS AND DESCRIPTIONS
Coordination compound 
Complex ion
Central atom
Ligand
Coordination number
Chelates
Chelating agent
The chelate effect
Use of chelating agents
Metals and chelates in living systems
Porphine
Chlorophyll
Hemoglobin
Lichens
NAMING COORDINATION COMPOUNDS
Oxidation numbers of the metals in coordination compounds
Naming and writing structural formulas
Writing the IUPAC name from the structural formula
Writing structural formulas from the IUPAC name