Problem: Which compound will form the most intensely colored 0.01 M aqueous solution? Please explain why.(A) KMnO4(B) KClO4(C) Kal(SO4)2(D) KI

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Recall that the transition metals form colored ions, complexes, and compounds in aqueous solution.

Among the given solutions, only one has a transition metal.


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Which compound will form the most intensely colored 0.01 M aqueous solution? Please explain why.

(A) KMnO4

(B) KClO4

(C) Kal(SO4)2

(D) KI

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