lplease explain the variable valency of manganese.

Asked by  | 14th May, 2008, 10:12: PM

Expert Answer:

Mn with halides forms MnX2 shows +2, with F shows +3,4.

with O ---- +7, 4,3,2

The middle of the d series exhibits max O.S . This arrises due to incomplete filling of d orbital.

Answered by  | 15th May, 2008, 08:01: AM

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