why is [Fe(CN)6]3− a low spin complex even though it has a free electron?

Asked by rayyan20151 | 10th Jan, 2020, 01:23: AM

Expert Answer:

There is no unpaire electron in metal so it is a low spin complex. According to spectrochemical seires CN is strong field ligand and it can do pairing of electron.

Answered by Ravi | 10th Jan, 2020, 11:21: AM