what is the structure and hyberdisation of [Ce(NO2)6]3- 

Asked by vikash040988yadav | 27th Mar, 2017, 09:48: PM

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We feel the compound should be [Co(NO2)6]3- and not [Ce(NO2)6]3- .


Structure and hybridization of [Co(NO2)6]3- is given below:


Configuration of Co+3

               (After rearrangement)

[Co(NO2)6]3- complex ion



                                                                                          d2sp3 hybridization



Answered by Vaibhav Chavan | 28th Mar, 2017, 07:56: PM