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How to make the energy level diagram of dichlorodiammineplatinum(II)?

In this particular case, while CFT is surely useful to do a preliminary analysis, I think that one should resort to Ligand Field Theory and use the proper combinations of Molecular Orbitals to ...
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Why do halogens have odd numbers as oxidation number?

This is due to the excitation states that chlorine can exhibit, considering that it has an unpaired electron: Oxidation Number +1: 3s² 3p⁵ 3d⁰ ↑↓ , ↑↓ ↑↓ ↑, _ _ _ _ _ Oxidation Number +3: 3s² 3p⁴ 3d¹ ↑...
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