We're being asked to determine how many unpaired electrons are in the metal ion of [Mn(Cl)6]4-.
Recall the energy splitting for each geometry.
For octahedral complexes:
For tetrahedral complexes:
If Cl is a weak-field ligand, how many unpaired electrons are in the metal ion of [Mn(Cl)6]4-? Express your answer as an integer.
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