Problem: In the group 3 to group 12 elements, which subshell is filled up going across the rows?A) s subshellB) p subshellC) d subshellD) f subshellThe elements from group 3 to group 12 in the periodic table are often called the transition metals. These elements exhibit the characteristic properties of metals and are often found in more than one oxidation state.

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In the group 3 to group 12 elements, which subshell is filled up going across the rows?


A) s subshell
B) p subshell
C) d subshell
D) f subshell


The elements from group 3 to group 12 in the periodic table are often called the transition metals. These elements exhibit the characteristic properties of metals and are often found in more than one oxidation state.

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