The number of geometric isomers that can exist for square planar [Pt (Cl) (py) (NH3) (NH2OH)]+ is (py = pyridine) :?

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Oct 27, 2016

I think only 3 isomers are available for square planar #ML_1L_2L_3L_4#.


You should draw these out to convince yourself that this is the case. I don't think these have been demonstrated in a model system (it would be difficult coordination chemistry to accomplish!).