Shristy Maurya Asked a Question
October 1, 2020 10:05 pmpts 30 pts
Cerium (7-58) is an important member of lanthanides. Which of the following statements about cerium is correct: (a) Cerium V acts as an oxidizing agent. (b) The+ 4 oxidation state of cerium is not known in solution. (c) The+ 3 oxidation state is more stable that the + 4 state. (d) The common oxidation states of cerium are +3 and +4
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  • Dinesh khalmaniya thankyou
    option A,C,D are correct For Cerium the +3 oxidation state is more stable than +4.  The formation of Ce4+ is favoured by its noble gas configuration, but it is a strong oxidant r...
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    Shristy Maurya
    sir +4 oxidation state is more stable than+3 ???!
  • Priyanshu kumar Best Answer
    The incorrect statement about the Cerium is only B option. B The +4 oxidation state of cerium is not known in solutions [ Incorrect ] As +4 oxidation state, is common for the Ceri...
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    Priyanshu kumar
    Option B is incorrect
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