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In their compounds, elements have oxidation states equal to ____. Are there exceptions

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Problem 10Q

Problem 10Q

In their compounds, elements have oxidation states equal to ____. Are there exceptions to this rule? Explain.

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In their compounds, elements have oxidation states equal to the charge of each element

Group I metals have an oxidation state +1.

Group II metals have an oxidation state +2

Non metals have oxidation states according to the following way,

Fluorine has oxidation state -1, o.s of H is +1, Oxygen is -2.

All the elements present in group 7A have oxidation state -1, group 6A have -2 and the oxidation state of group 5A is -3.

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Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
Edition: 5
Author: Nivaldo J Tro
ISBN: 9780321910295

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