In Sodium nitroprusside, the central metal is

  1. A

    Fe(III)

  2. B

    Fe(II)

  3. C

    Na(I)

  4. D

    N(I)

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    Solution:

    • The odd electron of NO is transferred to Fe(III) making it Fe(II). 
    • Central atom in Sodium nitro prusside is Fe(II). 
    • It's formula is Na2[Fe(CN)5(NO)]. 
    • This is used to identify S-2 ion.

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