Chemistry (7th Edition)

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Chapter 20 - Transition Elements and Coordination Chemistry - Section Problems - Page 885: 58


The highest oxidation state is +7 within Sc to Zn. Manganese has the highest oxidation state.

Work Step by Step

The oxidation states increase from Sc to Mn, then decrease from Fe to Zn. Manganese has the highest oxidation state because it loses two electrons from its s-orbital and 5 electrons from the d-orbital
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