Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

Question

Of the following outer electronic configurations of atoms, the highest oxidation state is achieved by which one of them?

  • (n -1)d8 ns2

  • (n-1)d5 ns2

  • (n-1)d3 ns2

  • (n-1)d5 ns-1

Answer

B.

(n-1)d5 ns2

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