(a) What is the point group of the complex? (b) To what irreducible representations do the metal d-orbitals belong? (c) Find a reducible representation for the ligand SALCs. (d) What irreducible representations compose the reducible representation you found in (c)? (e) Draw an MO diagram describing the σ−bonding interactions (do not include s and p orbitals on the metal). Include electron count. (f) Draw a box around the orbitals that form the crystal field approximation for this complex. (g) Draw pictorial representations of the three MOs with a1′ symmetry.
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