how were the positions of cobalt and nickel resolved in modern periodic table?

Asked by arihant29 | 1st Feb, 2010, 05:00: PM

Expert Answer:

Both of them are transition elements. These are characterised by the filling of inner d orbitals by electrons and are therefore referred to as d-Block Elements. Hence they are placed in d block elements.

You will study about d orbitals and transition elements in higher classes.

Answered by  | 2nd Feb, 2010, 10:06: AM

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