Chemistry (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0078021529
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-152-7

Chapter 22 - Questions and Problems - Page 1003: 22.6


Transition metals have many oxidations states

Work Step by Step

This is due to the fact that the d-orbital is very large and the relatively small increase in $Z_{eff}$. Thus they have many stable oxidation states
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