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Magnetic Structures in Relation to Properties

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I know that [Ni(CN)4]2- is diamagnetic and square planar in shape. [NiCl4]2- is paramagnetic and tetrahedral in shape.

Since these are two completely different complexes (I am assuming), why or what about their magnetic structures/properties is worth highlighting to show the differences between the two?

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The solution highlights aspects about the magnetic and structural properties of the given complexes in order to showcase their differences clearly.

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Ni(CN)4]2 is diamagnetic and square planar in shape. It is low spin. The magnetization is negative for ...

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