Use the compound shown to the right to answer the reactivity questions below. For each
question do the following:
(1) Propose the most likely product (you can draw or name the product).
(2) Based on your answer to (1), would the rxn favor the reactants or products?
(3) Discuss the factors you considered for answering (2) and justify your choice.
(4) Is the AGrx going to be most influenced by enthalpy or entropy ? Why?
If this compound were reacted with excess NaCl:
b. If cobalt(II) were oxidized to cobalt(III) and then reacted with excess NaCl:
If this compound were reacted with excess diethyltriamine:
d. List all of the symmetry elements for the cobalt compound from question 10 and determine the point group.
e. Draw an isomer of the cobalt compound in the provided box, list the symmetry
elements for this isomer, and determine its point group.
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