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Magnese exhibits oxidation states

$\begin{array}{1 1}(a)\;II\;to\;VII&(b)\;I\;to\;VI\\(c)\;I\;to\;V&(d)\;III\;to\;V\end{array}$

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Magnese exhibits oxidation states II to VII.
Manganese exhibits oxidation states of +2, +3, +4, +6 and +7.
However we commanly encounter is (+2) salts and complex ions, MnO2 (+4) and the useful oxidising agent (potassium) manganate(VII) ion.
answered Jan 29, 2014 by sreemathi.v
edited Jul 29, 2014 by balaji.thirumalai

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