Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 23 - Problems: 23.2

Answer

See explanation below.

Work Step by Step

A) Transition elements in period 5 differ in the number of d electrons.The general electronic configuration of period 5 transition elements is: 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d10 4p6 5s2 4dx B) Transition elements in period 6 includes f sublevel electrons.The general electronic configuration of period6 transition elements is: 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 4s2 3d10 4p6 5s2 4d10 5p6 6s2 4f14 5dx
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