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Obviously Copper and Chromium have special electron configurations to maintain stability (3d10 4s1 and 3d5 4s1), however, does this trend continue to the corresponding elements in each group (Molybdenum for Chromium and Silver for Copper)?
Yes this trend continues because it provides symmetry and the electrons would rather want to go into an orbital by itself rather than be next to another paired because they of e-e repulsion. Therefore, there is more stability and symmetry in half filled and full filled shells.
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