#### Answer

the sum of the oxidation states of the $\mathrm{C}$ and $\mathrm{O}$ is 0 because the CO groups in $\mathrm{Fe}(\mathrm{CO})_{5}$ are neutral molecules. The oxidation state of Fe is 0 as well.

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