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Homework Help: Isomer! please help

  1. May 26, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    How many possible isomers exist for the neutral octahedral complex[Fe(SCN)2(H2O)4]?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    i got three which are trans-, cis-, and the mirror image of cis-. so is there anymore?
    please help.
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  3. May 27, 2012 #2


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    I don't see how the mirror image is different from the original.
  4. May 27, 2012 #3
    How does the thiocyanate ion co-ordinate?
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