Organic Chemistry

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27. Transition Metals

Electron Configuration of Elements

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The Electron Configuration

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The Electron Configuration

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The Electron Configuration

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Electron Configurations of Transition Metals

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Electron Configurations of Transition Metals Exercise 1

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Write the condensed configuration for the following element: 

Co+ (Z = 27)

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Electron Configuration Exceptions

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Electron Configuration Exceptions Exercise 1

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Electron Configuration Exceptions Exercise 2

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Write the condensed electron configuration of the following ion:

Cu+ (Z = 29)

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The palladium atom possesses a unique electron configuration, in which its d-orbital would prefer to be completely filled. Based on this information, provide the electron configuration of both Pd0 and Pd2+.

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Valence Electrons of Transition Metals

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Valence Electrons of Transition Metals Example 1

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Provide the condensed electron configuration and the number of valence electrons for the following ion:

Fe3+ (Z = 26)