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<p>Explain the differences between weak-field and strong-fieldmetal complexes.

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The crystal field splitting energy is found to be more in the presence of strong field ligand whereas the splitting energy will be less for a weak field ligand.

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A strong field ligand makes the electrons pair up in d orbitals to give rise to low spin co...

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