Problem: The ion [Co(NH3)6]2+ is octahedral and high spin. What is this complex?A) paramagnetic, with 1 unpaired electronB) paramagnetic, with 3 unpaired electronsC) paramagnetic, with 4 unpaired electronsD) paramagnetic, with 5 unpaired electronsE) diamagnetic

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 The ion [Co(NH3)6]2+ is octahedral and high spin. What is this complex?

An octahedral complex follows the following d-orbital splitting:

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The ion [Co(NH3)6]2+ is octahedral and high spin. What is this complex?

A) paramagnetic, with 1 unpaired electron

B) paramagnetic, with 3 unpaired electrons

C) paramagnetic, with 4 unpaired electrons

D) paramagnetic, with 5 unpaired electrons

E) diamagnetic

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