The correct IUPAC name of [Pt(NH3)2Cl2] is

1. Diamminedichloridoplatinum (ll)

2. Diamminedichloridoplatinum (lV)

3. Diamminedichloridoplatinum (0)

4. Dichloridodiammineplatinum (lV)



Hint: Oxidation state of Pt is +2.

The complex compound is [Pt(NH3)2Cl2]

The ligands present in the compound are

(i) NH3  -neutral ligand represented as amine.

(i) Cl —anion ligand (ending with-o-) represented as chlorido di prefixed to represent

two ligands.

The oxidation number of platinum in the compound is 2. Hence, correct IUPAC name of

 [Pt(NH3)2Cl2] is

Diammine dichloridoplatinum (ll)