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Explain why octahedral complexes of Ni+2 must be outer orbital complexes

Explain why octahedral complexes of Ni+2 must be outer orbital complexes

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ruchi yadav
askIITians Faculty 27 Points
8 years ago


Ni : [Ar] 3d84s2

Ni2+: [Ar] 3d8

Now if we consider pairing up of electrons, the hybridisation will be dsp4but there is no such hybridisation. Hence, the hybridisation will have to be sp3d2i.e. they must be outer orbital complexes.


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Ruchi
Askiitians Faculty

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