Answer in brief. What are the high-spin and low-spin complexes ? - Chemistry

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Answer in brief.

What are the high-spin and low-spin complexes?

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i. High-spin complexes: When crystal field splitting energy is smaller than electron pairing energy, the complexes formed are high-spin complexes.

ii. Low-spin complexes: When crystal field splitting energy is greater than electron pairing energy, the complexes formed are low-spin complexes.

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 3.07 | Page 208

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