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How would you account for the following? 

(i) Transition metals exhibit variable oxidation states.

(ii) Zr (Z = 40) and Hf (Z = 72) have almost identical radii.

(iii) Transition metals and their compounds act as catalyst.

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Solution for concept: General Properties of the Transition Elements (D-block). For the courses 12th CBSE (Arts), 12th CBSE (Commerce), 12th CBSE (Science), PUC Karnataka Science
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