Coordination Compounds

Coordination Compounds

Question

Which one of the following has an optical isomer?

  • [Zn(en)(NH3)2]2+

  • [Co(H2O)4(en)]3+

  • [Co(en)3]3+

  • [Zn(en)2]2+

Answer

C.

[Co(en)3]3+

[Co(en)3]3+ is optically active and will give rise to optical isomers

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