Shweta thakur Asked a Question
August 19, 2020 9:10 pmpts 30 pts
why Zn ,Cd Hg are not transition elemantsvkgo hhgjh lgi
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  • Priyanshu kumar Best Answer
    The electronic configurations of Zn, Cd and Hg are represented by the general formula (n-1)d10 ns2. The orbitals in these elements are completely filled in the ground state as well...
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    Priyanshu kumar
    This doesn't satisfy the condition of transition metal elements
  • Dinesh khalmaniya thankyou
    because these have fully filled orbital in ground state as well as in excited state. while transition metals are those which have vacant d orbitals
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    Dinesh khalmaniya
    got it?
  • Anonymous User
    They are d10 system
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    Anonymous User
    Transition metal are those metal which have partially filled d orbital
  • Priya barik
    since zn, cd & Hg has fully filled d10 configuration in their ground state therefore they do not show property of typically transistion elements and are not regarded as transition...
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