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# Specify the oxidation numbers of the metals in the following coordination entities: (iv) K_{3}[Fe(CN)_{6}]

9.5     Specify the oxidation numbers of the metals in the following coordination entities:

$(iv)K_{3}[Fe(CN)_{6}]$

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Let the oxidation state of Fe be x.

Then the equation will be :-

$\\x\ +\ 6(-1)\ =\ -3\\x=+3$

Thus oxidation state of Fe in this coordination compound is 3.

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