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: 23.95


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Work Step by Step

Given that violet complex absorbs yellow-green light, and a green complex absorbs red light. The green complex is absorbing lower-energy light, so it has weaker ligand than water. Hence L cannot be CN– but can be Cl–
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