Problem: Predict the number of unpaired electrons in the [Fe(CN)6]4– ion. a. 0 b. 1 c. 3 d. 5e. none of the above

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Given: [Fe(CN)6]4–


Oxidation state of Fe:

x + 6(–1) = –4

x = +2

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Predict the number of unpaired electrons in the [Fe(CN)6]4– ion. 

a. 0 

b. 1 

c. 3 

d. 5

e. none of the above

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