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Problem: Which of the following geometries for the complex ion [Mn(en)Br4]- are possible?

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Complex ion: [Mn(en)Br4]- 

Identify the number of links a ligand can with the metal cation

  • Br- → form 1 link → monodentate 
  • en → ethylenediamine → C2H4(NH2)2 → 2 points for linkage → bidentate


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Which of the following geometries for the complex ion [Mn(en)Br4]- are possible?

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