Answer to Question #61892 in Inorganic Chemistry for bharat

Question #61892
why Alkali metals have very weak coordinating power ?
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2016-09-12T06:33:03-0400
Alkali metals have empty d-orbitals, only s and p-orbitals are filled. As result, they can form complex compounds with small coordination numbers (2, 4). This is the reason why alkali metals have weak coordinating power.

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