Question & Answer: The compound [Co(H2O)6]Cl2 is paramagnetic. Determine the oxidation number of cobalt in…..

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The compound [Co(H2O)6]Cl2 is paramagnetic. Determine the oxidation number of cobalt in this compound, the geometry of the coordination around the cobalt, and the possible configuration of the d electrons of the cobalt.

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Question & Answer: The compound [Co(H2O)6]Cl2 is paramagnetic. Determine the oxidation number of cobalt in..... 1but H2O is weak fiels ligand hence configuration with weak field is TRUE

I had given you configuration as a strong ligand just because if you assumed it to be strong field. otherwise h20 is weak field ligand

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