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The correct name of [Pt(NH3)4Cl2][PtCl4]

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Dichloro tetra ammine platinum (IV) tetrachloro platinate (II)
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Tetrachloro platinum (II) tetraammine platinate (IV)
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Tetraammine dichloro platinum (IV) tetrachloro platinate (II)
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Tetrachloro platinum (II) dichloro tetraammine platinate (IV)
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The correct option is C Tetraammine dichloro platinum (IV) tetrachloro platinate (II)
The compound has cationic and anionic parts as follows:
[Pt(NH3)4Cl2]2+[PtCl4]2

First naming of cationic part is done and then anionic part. So, the name of the compound is:
Tetraammine dichloro platinum (IV) tetrachloro platinate (II)

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