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How +2 state becomes more and more stable in the first half of the first row of transition element with increasing atomic number?

How +2 state becomes more and more stable in the first half of the first row of transition element with increasing atomic number?

Grade:12th pass

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Shubhani Sharma
25 Points
6 years ago
This is due to inert pair effect which is the reluctance of electrons of s orbital to take part in bond formation So +2 oxidation become more stable with increasing atomic no. down the group.

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