Give reasons for the following : 

(a) Transition metals form complex compounds.

(b) E^0 values for \left ( Zn^{2+}/Zn \right )\: \: and\: \: \left ( Mn^{2+}/Mn \right ) are more negative than expected.

(c) Actinoids show wide range of oxidation states.

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

Answers (1)
S Sumit

(a) It is because of smaller size of metal ions, high iconic charges and availability of vacant d-orbitals.

(b) It is because of extra stability of d^5\: \: \: and\: \: \: d^{10} electronic configuration.

(c) It is because of less energy difference between 5s, 6d and 7d orbitals. 

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