Write the electronic configuration of the following elements of lanthanoid and their possible oxidation state other than +3: (a) Eu and (b) Yb.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

(a) Eu (63): 4f76s2 the possible oxidation state other than +3 is +2 having 4f7 configuration.

(b) Yb (70): 4f146s2 the possible oxidation state other than +3 is +2 having 4f14 configuration.

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM