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The stability of + 3 Oxidation State increase down in group 15 why

The stability of + 3 Oxidation State increase down in group 15 why

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Kshitij
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5 years ago
The stability of +3 oxidation state increases down the group due to inert pair effect which is defined as follows:The reluctance of the s electrons to take part in the chemical bonding due to which the lower oxidation states become more stable on descending down the group of p-block elements is known as inert pair effect.

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