The oxidation number of Pt in [Pt(C_{2}H_{4}) Cl_{3}]^{-}is

  • Option 1)

    +1

  • Option 2)

    +2

  • Option 3)

    +3

  • Option 4)

    +4

 

Answers (1)
D Divya Saini

As we learnt in 

Oxidation number -

It is represented by roman numeral in parenthesis following the name of coordination entity.

- wherein

Eg. [Cu(CN)_4]^2^-

x-4 = -2

x= 2

 

 \left [ Pt\left ( C_{2}H_{4} \right )Cl_{3} \right ]^{-1}

Let X be the oxidation number of Pt

X + (-3) = -1

X = +2

 


Option 1)

+1

This option is incorrect 

Option 2)

+2

This option is correct 

Option 3)

+3

This option is incorrect 

Option 4)

+4

This option is incorrect 

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