question regarding placement of elements under d block

Asked by  | 6th Mar, 2010, 11:58: AM

Expert Answer:

A transition element is defined as the one which has incompletely filled d orbitals in its ground state or in any one of its oxidation states. Ag as Ag2+  has d9 configuration i.e. it has partially filled d-orbital. Hence it is placed under d-block

Answered by  | 8th Mar, 2010, 08:59: AM

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