Parvathy posted an Question
January 07, 2021 • 10:36 am 30 points
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(d) all fic q.8 oss(co)16 adopts the following structure: (a) closo structure (b) nido structure (c) arachno structure (d) hypo structure

(d) All FIC Q.8 Oss(CO)16 adopts the following structure: (a) Closo structure (b) Nido structure (c) Arachno structure (d) Hypo structure

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    Dinesh khalmaniya 1

    option A explanation- Structure of M6(CO)16 (M = Co, Rh). 2. Os5(CO)16: The total electron count for Os5(CO)16 is 5×Os + 16×CO = 5×8 + 16×2 = 72. Since n = 5, 12n + 2(n + 1) = 72, so the cluster is closo.

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    shows that Os5(CO)16 (14n+2) cluster of 72 valence electrons corresponds to B5H52- (4n+2) of 22 electron cluster,

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