Transition Metals

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Name characteristics of tm's
complex formation, colored ions, variable oxidation states, catalytic acitivity
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Why is Zn not a TM?
can only form a 2+ ion which has a complete d orbital
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what is a complex
a central metal ion surrounded by ligands
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what is a ligand?
an atom or molecule that can only donate a lone electron pair
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what is co-ordinate bonding
the shared pair of electrons in the covalent bond come from only of of
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Why is Zn not a TM?

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can only form a 2+ ion which has a complete d orbital

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what is a complex

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what is a ligand?

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what is co-ordinate bonding

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