Problem: 1. How many geometric isomers are there for each species?[Fe(CO)4Cl2]    [Pt(NH3)2Cl2Br2]+2. How many unpaired electrons would you expect for the complex ion: [FeCl6]4-?3. What type of geometry (according to valence bond theory) does Fe exhibit in the complex ion, [Fe(H2O)4(Br)2]+?a) tetrahedralb) linearc) quare planard) octahedrale) trigonal planar

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1. How many geometric isomers are there for each species?

[Fe(CO)4Cl2]    

2 geometrical isomers


[Pt(NH3)2Cl2Br2]+

5 geometrical isomers

2. How many unpaired electrons would you expect for the complex ion: [FeCl6]4-?

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1. How many geometric isomers are there for each species?

[Fe(CO)4Cl2]    

[Pt(NH3)2Cl2Br2]+

2. How many unpaired electrons would you expect for the complex ion: [FeCl6]4-?

3. What type of geometry (according to valence bond theory) does Fe exhibit in the complex ion, [Fe(H2O)4(Br)2]+?

a) tetrahedral

b) linear

c) quare planar

d) octahedral

e) trigonal planar

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