Transition Metals

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Transition Metals

Postby EthanPham_1G » Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:11 pm

How would you know the charge for a transition metal in the d-block?

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Re: Transition Metals

Postby MingdaH 3B » Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:14 pm

In what case do you mean? In any salt, metal + nonmetal, it's usually easier to go off the charge of the nonmetal.

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Re: Transition Metals

Postby 405335722 » Fri Nov 01, 2019 2:18 pm

a lot of them have different charges so usually, they will specify in the problem

like iron has a +2 +3 and +4 charge it just depends on the reaction

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Re: Transition Metals

Postby Anna Heckler 2C » Fri Nov 01, 2019 2:26 pm

Transition metals in the d-block can exist in a wide variety of oxidation states due to their electron configurations. Problems will specify what charge that cation has.

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