First row d-block elements questions

IB Chemistry: First row d-block elements questions

1. The first row d-block elements comprise of scandium (electron configuration [Ar]4s23d1) through to zinc (electron configuration[Ar]4s23d10). Explain why zinc is not considered to be a transition element.2. Explain why all first row transition elements show an oxidation state of +2 whereas only copper has compounds with an oxidation state of +1 and +2.3. Explain why carbon monoxide, CO, is a good ligand, whereas methane...


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