what is transition series ?

Asked by  | 29th Dec, 2011, 12:42: PM

Expert Answer:

Any of the metallic elements within Groups 3 to 12 in the Periodic Table that have an incomplete inner electron shell and that serve as transitional links between the most and the least electropositive in a series of elements. They are characterized by multiple valences, colored compounds, and the ability to form stable complex ions. Also called transition metal.

Answered by  | 30th Dec, 2011, 09:01: AM

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