Question

The number of geometric isomer of the complex Cr(NH3)3Cl3 is

Solution

Correct option is

2

Two isomers, cis and trans; in cis-isomer all NH3 groups occupy one face of the octahedron and hence Cl atoms occupy another (opposite face).

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

Following Sidwick’s rule of EAN, Co2(CO)x will be

Q2

 

In the reactions  

   

two isomers of the product are obtained. The initial complex is

Q3

On treatment of [Ni(NH3)4]2+ with concentrated HCl, two compounds I and II having the same formula, Ni(NH3)2Cl2 are obtained. I can be converted into II by boiling with dilute HCl. A solution of I reacts with oxalic acid to form [Ni(NH3)2(C2O4) whereas II does not react. Point out the correct statement of the following

Q4

The aqueous 0.01 m of [Co(NH3/6][Co(NH3)(NO2)5]3 is expected to have the depression of freezing point (Kf for water = 1.86 K/m)

Q5

Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) is the antidote for lead poisoning. It is administered in the form of 

Q6

 

Which of the following ions are expected to be paramagnetic to the same extent? 

I. [FeF6]3–                              II. [MnCl4]2–

III. [NiCl4]2–     

Q7

Which of the following is an outer orbital complex?

Q8

The most stable ions is

Q9

Which of the following has the largest number of isomers?

Q10

A coordination complex having which one of the following descriptions would be paramagnetic to the maximum extent?