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

D Divya Saini

Ligands -

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

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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

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