# How many ions are produced from the complex

Question:

How many ions are produced from the complex Co(NH3)6Cl2 in solution?

(i) 6

(ii) 4

(iii) 3

(iv) 2

Solution:

(iii) The given complex can be written as [Co(NH3)6]Cl2.

Thus[Co(NH3)6]+ along with two Cl− ions are produced.