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Question: Find the oxidation number of M n in [ M n O 4 ​ ] − ion.

Question: Find the oxidation number of Mn in [MnO4] ion.

Grade:12th pass

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Rituraj Tiwari
askIITians Faculty 1792 Points
one year ago
As theoxidation stateof theionis equal to itscharge, theMnhas to "balance" the -8 togetit up to -1. Therefore theoxidation state of Mn in Mno4- is +7.

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