Answer to Question #190285 in Inorganic Chemistry for Ravana

Question #190285

How many unpaired electrons are there in a strong field iron(II) octahedral complex


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2021-05-09T00:00:41-0400

There are zero unpaired electrons in strong field Fe(II) octahedral complex.



Electronic configuration of is

Electronic configuration of is

Because, 2 electrons are removed from orbital of the .

In a strong field,  electrons are split into and . These 6 electrons in are paired. So there is no unpaired electron in the octahedral complex.


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