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Name the Elements of 3d Transition Series that Show Maximum Number of Oxidation States. Why Does this Happen? - Chemistry

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Name the elements of 3d transition series that show maximum number of oxidation states. Why does this happen?

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In 3d-series of transition metals, manganese  has an atomic number of 25 that gives the electronic configuration as [Ar] 3d54s2 ,where we see that the maximum number of unpaired electrons is found in manganese atom; so, it can show a maximum oxidation state upto +7.

Concept: Electronic Configurations of the D-block Elements
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