Guest

Predict the number of unpaired electrons in the square planar [Pt(CN)4]2– ion.

Predict the number of unpaired electrons in the square planar [Pt(CN)4]2– ion.

Grade:9

1 Answers

Sunil Kumar FP
askIITians Faculty 183 Points
7 years ago
FOR SQUARE planar shape the hybridisation is dsp2.here the unpaired electron is 5d orbital pair up to make one d orbital empty for dsp2 hybridisation.thus there is no unpaired electron

Think You Can Provide A Better Answer ?

Provide a better Answer & Earn Cool Goodies See our forum point policy

ASK QUESTION

Get your questions answered by the expert for free