In other words, a coordination complex consists of a metal ion bonded to one or more groups of molecules, which, when bonded, are called its ligands. As with organic compounds, coordination complexes with different geometic arrangements of ligands are called geometric isomers whereas isomers whose structures are mirror images of each other are called optical isomers. It would be typical of the MCAT to ask a question about optical isomers but in the context of coordination chemistry to see if you can apply what you already know in a new context.
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