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How do we know which oxidation state of the transition elements will be more stabe and which ones are less stable??

How do we know which oxidation state of the transition elements will be more stabe and which ones are less stable??

Grade:12th pass

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Naveen Kumar
askIITians Faculty 60 Points
7 years ago
we have to see the elctronic configuration and we should also keep in mind that configurations having half-filled and full-filled orbitals are more stable.
As we go down the group the lower oxidation states are more stable.
For details, please read a text-book.

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