# Solution - General Properties of the Transition Elements (D-block)

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How would you account for the following :

Transition metals form coloured compounds

Explain The transition metals generally form coloured compounds.

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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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