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How is the variability in oxidation state of transition metals different from that of the non transition metals? Illustrate with example

How is the variability in oxidation state of transition metals different from that of the non transition metals? Illustrate with example

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Sunil Kumar FP
askIITians Faculty 183 Points
8 years ago
in transition metal the oxidation state can vary from 1 to the highest oxidation state by removing all its valence electron.also in the transition state the oxidation state differ by 1
ex-Fe+2 and Fe+3.in non transition element the oxidation state differ by 2.for ex-+2 and+4,+3 and+5
Sunil Kumar FP
askIITians Faculty 183 Points
8 years ago

in transition metal the oxidation state can vary from 1 to the highest oxidation state by removing all its valence electron.also in the transition state the oxidation state differ by 1 ex-Fe+2 and Fe+3.in non transition element the oxidation state differ by 2.for ex-+2 and+4,+3 and+5

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