Exercises and Problems are from Shriver & Atkins, 4th edition. Some textbook examples have additional questions to the linked exercise or problem.
Symmetry and Point Groups
1. Determine the point group for the following molecules: a) NH3; b) SF6; c) CCl4; d) H2C=CH2; e) H2C=CF2. Answers
2. Find the point groups for the following species: SO42–, SO3, PCl5, PCl3, and SiF62–. Answers
3. Find the point group for the following molecules or ions: a) sulfur hexafluoride; b) fac–tribromotrichloroferrate(II) ion; c) tetraamminecopper(II) ion (ignore H atoms); d) decacarbonyldimanganese(0); e) chlorotris(triphenylphosphine)rhodium(I). Answers
4. Find the point group for the following species; a) mer–triamminetrichlorocobalt(III); b) tetracarbonylnickel(0); c) ferrocene. Answers