Answer in brief. [CoCl4]2- is tetrahedral complex. Draw its box orbital diagram. State which orbitals participate in hybridization. - Chemistry

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Answer in brief.

[CoCl4]2- is a tetrahedral complex. Draw its box orbital diagram. State which orbitals participate in hybridization.

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Solution

i. Box orbital diagram of [CoCl4]2– 

ii. One 4s and three 4p orbitals participate in hybridization.

Concept: Theories of Bonding in Complexes
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Chapter 9: Coordination Compounds - Exercises [Page 208]

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Balbharati Chemistry 12th Standard HSC for Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 9 Coordination Compounds
Exercises | Q 3.08 | Page 208

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