Preparation of Tris(2,4-pentanedionato)chromium(III)

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Preparation of Tris(2,4-pentanedionato)chromium(III)

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Please can someone help balance and form this equation (it is wrong so far)!!!

Cl3CrH12O6 + H20 + CO(NH2)2 + C5H8O2 = C15H21CrO6 + ...
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Re: Preparation of Tris(2,4-pentanedionato)chromium(III)

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Urea hydrolysis to ammonia and carbondioxide

(NH2)2CO + H2O => 2 NH3 + CO2

Acetylacetone and ammonia give pentandionate and ammonium


The pentandionate react with the chromium-III

3 CH3COCH2COCH2- + Cr 3+ => (CH3COCH2COCH2)Cr
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