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Group 7: Transition Metals

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    All three group 7 elements have seven valence electrons and can form compounds in the +7 oxidation state. The chemistry of the group 7 metals (Mn, Tc, and Re) is dominated by lower oxidation states. Compounds in the maximum possible oxidation state (+7) are readily reduced.