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Nirmal
24 Jul 19

Do any element has zero has a oxidation state in any compound
Is this possible?

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Jagannidhi

.Metals may have negative or zero oxidation number
For example : 1. [V(CO)6]^-1 has negative oxidation number 2 . H[Co(CO)4] has zero oxidation number
Also oxidation number of an element in its free state or in allotropic form is always zero.

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