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Account for the Following: Zn, Cd and Hg Are Soft Metals. - Chemistry

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Account for the following: 

Zn, Cd and Hg are soft metals.

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Zn, Cd and Hg are soft metals due to absence of any unpaired electrons resulting weak metal-metal bonding.

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Account for the Following: Zn, Cd and Hg Are Soft Metals. Concept: F-block Elements - The Lanthanoids.
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