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    General Chemistry - Properties of Transition elements

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    1. What characteristic properties distinguish the transition elements from the Group IA and-IIA metals?

    2. Name these substances.
    a) (Cu(Cl4))2-
    b) Ag(NH3)+2
    c) Cu(NH3)4SO4
    d) Al(H2O)6CL3

    3. Why is it that NH3 readily forms complex ions with the transition elements but NH4+ does not?

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    1. What characteristic properties distinguish the transition elements from the Group IA and-IIA metals?

    Answer - Transition elements are very hard, dense metals. They are less reactive than Group IA and IIA metals. They have five d orbitals which become more filled, from left ...

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    Properties of Transition elements are examined.

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