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Coordination Compounds - Chapter Summary
In these lessons, you'll learn about coordination compounds. Some of the topics covered include coordinate covalent bond and spectrochemical series. After completing the chapter, you should be prepared to:
- Understand bonding in coordinated compounds
- Define and provide examples of Lewis acid
- Explore coordinate covalent bond
- Describe the crystal field theory in chemistry
- Explain the valence bond theory of coordination compounds
- Assess the spectrochemical series, including classes of ligands
- Discuss geometry and isomerism of complexes
Our subject matter experts present the information in these short videos in an engaging manner. Their teaching strategy includes plenty of examples to ensure the material is easily understood. The video timeline can be used to review topics in the order of your choosing. A brief multiple-choice quiz is available for each lesson to test your knowledge, and you can print these lesson quizzes out as worksheets.
1. Coordination Chemistry: Bonding in Coordinated Compounds
Discover what a coordinated compound is. Understand how bonding occurs in coordinated compounds and some of the possible shapes coordinated compounds can be. Learn the uses in nature and industry for coordinated compounds.
2. Lewis Acid: Definition, Theory & Examples
This lesson will introduce a new way of looking at acid and base chemistry. We will learn how to identify Lewis acids and how they react with Lewis bases. A quiz will test what we have learned.
3. Coordinate Covalent Bond: Definition & Examples
In this lesson, learn about coordinate covalent bonds and the compounds that contain them. The lesson will also offer an understanding of how to interpret formulas of coordination compounds and deduce the number of coordinate covalent bonds present.
4. Valence Bond Theory of Coordination Compounds
This lesson will talk about coordination compounds or transition metal complexes and Valence Bond Theory. It will discuss bonding and magnetic properties of a few coordination compounds.
5. Spectrochemical Series: Definition & Classes of Ligands
This lesson discusses the spectrochemical series of ligands and how ligands are classified as either strong-field or weak-field. It also discusses how strong-field and weak-field ligands cause low-spin and high-spin complexes, respectively.
6. Geometry & Isomerism of Complexes
This lesson will discuss geometry and isomerism of four and six coordinate transition metal complexes. It will discuss different kinds of isomerisation with suitable examples.
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