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    Cis-Co(en)2(NO2)2]+

    trans-[Pt(NH3)3Cl3]

    I know that trans means opposite, cis and en I am not sure what that means but for some reason I am unable to identify the above complexes.

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    You know that 'trans' means opposite sides. For example, the second complex above,

    trans-[Pt(NH3)3Cl3] is in the structural form of ...

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