ocr chemistry - module 3 - transition elements

OCR salters module 3

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Transition metals

Transition element - a d-block element that forms an ion with an incomplete d sub-shell

Remember: 4S subshell has a lower energy than the 3d sub-shell so it fills first.

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Ligand substition reactions

Ligand substition - a reaction in which one ligand in a complex ion is replaced by another ligand.

aqueous copper(II)



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