What is hybridisation and shape ,colour and magnetic behaviour of [Co(NH3)4Cl2]Cl (4marks)


hybridisation : d2sp3
Octahedral shape
low spin, inner orbital complex
diamagnetic
occurs as trans isomer (green in colour) and violet cis isomer

Kindly refer to the link for [Co(NH3)6]3+ for hybridisation details:

https://www.meritnation.com/ask-answer/question/what-scheme-of-hybridisation-is-proposed-for-co-in-co-nh3-6/coordination-compounds/1593698

 

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Shape is Octahedral with sp3dhybridised Co atom.

It's diamagnetic due to no unpaired electrons. Use VBT theory to find out.

 

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