Anne D.

asked • 10/24/12

What is the formula for this compound?

Formula for Platinum (II) Acetate?

What does the sructure look like?


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Dick B.


VSEPR is actually not a good model to use for transition metals.  Ligand field theory is a much better predictor.  While a tetrahedral structure is certainly possible, a square planar structure seems more likely, assuming a monomeric structure (which is a big assumption).



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