Problem: Which of the following geometries for the complex ion [Co(en)(H2O)4]2+ are possible? Check all that applya) trigonal bipyramidal or square pyramidalb) octahedralc) lineard) tetrahedral or square planare) trigonal planar

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Given: [Co(en)(H2O)4]2+

Metal Ion: Co2+

Ligands: en (ethylenediamine), H2O (water)


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Which of the following geometries for the complex ion [Co(en)(H2O)4]2+ are possible? Check all that apply

a) trigonal bipyramidal or square pyramidal

b) octahedral

c) linear

d) tetrahedral or square planar

e) trigonal planar

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