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Jackie kumar kumar Grade: 11
        

""EAN of Co(CO)4 is 35. It attains stablity by dimerisation or reduction of Co""


 


Can u explain dimerisation concept in this question?

7 years ago

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Ramesh V
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EAN rule is  that, in a number of metal complexes the metal atom tends to surround itself with sufficient ligands that the resulting effective atomic number is numerically equal to the atomic number of the noble-gas element found in the same period in which the metal is present


Here the nearest inert gas is Kypton(36)


Since EAN of Co(CO)4 is 35 , So the metals that cannot attain the EAN of the nearest inert gas in mono nuclear carbons will dimerize  Co2(CO)8 in which oxidation state of metal increases by 1 unit.






 




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