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Of the d4 species, Cr2+ is strongly reducing while manganese(III) is strongly oxidising.

Of the d4 species, Cr2+ is strongly reducing while manganese(III) is strongly oxidising.

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Sunil Kumar FP
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7 years ago
Mn +3 to Mn+2 changes to d5 configuration which is half filled and hence more stabel and thus strongly oxidising
Cr+2 to Cr+3 attain t^3 2g configuration and hence more stable and hence reducing

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