Which of the following species is not expected to be a ligand?

  • Option 1)

    NO

  • Option 2)

  • Option 3)

    NH_2CH_2CH_2NH_2

  • Option 4)

    CO

 

Answers (1)
D Divya Saini

 

Ligands -

Ions and molecules bounds to the Central atom/ion in the coordination entity are called ligands.

-

 

 Ions and molecules that bound to the central atom in the coordination sphere are called Ligands. 

NH+does not have any electron pair to form a coordinate bond with, so it can't act as a ligand. 


Option 1)

NO

This option is incorrect 

Option 2)

This option is correct 

Option 3)

NH_2CH_2CH_2NH_2

This option is incorrect 

Option 4)

CO

This option is incorrect 

Exams
Articles
Questions