Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 23 - Problems: 23.105

Answer

See explanation below.

Work Step by Step

Irrespective of the strength of the ligand in tetrahedral complex, they have low spin.The central metal atoms or ions present in the tetrahedral complex tend to give low spin configuration to the complex. So the correct statement is: Strong field ligands usually give rise to low spin octahedral complexes
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