What are the main exceptions in general trends of periodic table & why ?

Asked by  | 6th Mar, 2008, 03:09: PM

Expert Answer:

Main exceptions are

1. Atomic size of inert gases, transition metals and inner transition metals.

2. Anamolus behavior of first element of a group.

3. Stability of oxidation state in p block

4. Abnormally high Ionisation energy in case of half filled and fully filled orbitals.

Answered by  | 10th Mar, 2008, 12:41: PM

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